Iams® Premium Protection™ Adult Dog

Recommended For: Adult Dogs 1+ years Print


The Most Advanced Iams Nutrition for a Lifetime of Love.
Iams is deeply committed to enhancing the well-being of dogs and cats for a lifetime of love with your pet. It is this commitment that inspired Iams nutritionists to work closely with veterinarians and create the ultimate Iams food for all your dog's nutritional needs. The result is Iams Premium Protection.

The nutrient-rich chicken by-product meal in Iams Premium Protection is an excellent source of protein. It naturally contains minerals and amino acids essential to dogs. Our products contain only highly refined chicken by-product meal, which has enhanced quality and nutritional value.

This Iams Premium Protection formula has PreBiotics that work inside the digestive tract to promote healthy digestion and strong defenses.

Iams Premium Protection Adult Dog Features:

Premium Protection is precisely formulated using only our highest-quality ingredients, further enhanced with:

  • Advanced 2-part fiber system to promote healthy digestion
  • Twice the antioxidants, vitamin E and beta-carotene*, to promote a strong, healthy immune system
  • Natural sources of glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate for healthy joints and mobility
  • Iams Daily Dental Care™ proven to reduce tartar buildup by up to 50%**
  • L-Carnitine to help burn fat
  • No added fillers, artificial colors, flavors or preservatives

Premium Protection is Iams' Most Advanced Nutrition, Built from Iams' Highest-Quality Ingredients. Guaranteed? Learn why Iams is so confident about our quality.

*vs Iams ProActive Health™ Chunks®
**As tested in Iams Adult formula
-Iams Dog Foods offer a 100% guarantee.


Chicken By-Product Meal (Natural source of Chondroitin Sulfate and Glucosamine), Corn Meal, Ground Whole Grain Sorghum, Ground Whole Grain Barley, Fish Meal (source of fish oil), Chicken, Dried Beet Pulp, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E), Chicken Flavor, Dried Egg Product, Potassium Chloride, Brewers Dried Yeast, Salt, Sodium Hexametaphosphate, Fructooligosaccharides, Fish Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E), Calcium Carbonate, Flax Meal, Choline Chloride, Minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Potassium Iodide, Cobalt Carbonate), Vitamin E Supplement, Dried Chicken Cartilage (Natural source of Chondroitin Sulfate and Glucosamine), DL-Methionine, Vitamins (Ascorbic Acid, Vitamin A Acetate, Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Thiamine Mononitrate (source of vitamin B1), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Niacin, Riboflavin Supplement (source of vitamin B2), Inositol, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (source of vitamin B6), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), Beta-Carotene, L-Carnitine, Marigold, Citric Acid, Rosemary Extract

Nutrient Analysis
Crude Protein, minimum 27.0%
Crude Fat, minimum 12.0%
Crude Fiber, maximum 4.0%
Moisture, maximum 10.0%
Vitamin E, minimum 250 IU/kg
Beta-Carotene, minimum 10 mg/kg*
L-Carnitine, minimum 40 mg/kg*
Omega-6 Fatty Acids, minimum 1.78%*
Omega-3 Fatty Acids, minimum 0.3%*
Glucosamine, minimum 400 mg/kg*
Chondroitin Sulfate, minimum 40 mg/kg*

*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profile.

Weight Maintenance -Feed Daily
3 lbs 1/4 - 1/2 cups
10 lbs 3/4 - 1 cups
20 lbs 1 1/4 - 1 1/2 cups
30 lbs 1 3/4 - 2 cups
40 lbs 2 1/4 - 2 1/2 cups
50 lbs 2 1/2 - 2 3/4 cups
60 lbs 3 - 3 1/4 cups
70 lbs 3 1/4 - 3 1/2 cups
80 lbs 3 1/2 - 3 3/4 cups
100 lbs 4 1/4 - 4 1/2 cups

These guideline amounts are a starting point and your dog may need more food depending on age, activity and temperament. In order to reach optimal body condition, you may need to adjust food intake. This represents the total recommended volume of food per day. You should divide the total recommended feeding amount by the number of times you feed your dog per day to get the actual portion size per feeding.

  • Remember to have clean, fresh water available for your dog at all times.
  • Recommended for adult dogs 1 year and older.
  • When introducing Iams Dog Food, gradually mix it with your dog's current food over the course of 4 days.

3493 kcal/kg, 297.6 Kcal/cup


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