What should a large breed puppy eat? Large and giant breed pups should consume diets that contain at least 30% high quality protein and 9% fat (dry matter basis). Remember that protein quality varies with the source, so high quality foods may cost more. If you give your pup treats, consider the calories they add to the diet.
What dog food do vets recommend for large breed puppies?
- Purina Pro Plan Large Breed Puppy Food.
- Purina One Large Breed Puppy Food.
- Hill’s Science Diet Large Breed Puppy Food.
- Diamond Naturals Large Breed Puppy Food.
- Royal Canin Large Puppy Dry Dog Food.
Do large breed puppies need large breed food? A large breed puppy might grow to be eighty pounds or more in one year—that’s much faster than humans! Controlling the rapid growth of large breed puppies requires special attention—this is where large breed food is important.
Can I feed my large breed puppy regular puppy food? When should I switch my large breed puppy to an adult food? Because large breed puppies have longer growing periods, they should remain on a puppy formula until they are at least 18 months old, and giant breeds until they are two years old.