Picking the Best Dog Food for Age and Activity  

High protein and fat for growth, DHA for brain development. 3-4 small meals/day.


Provide balanced nutrition for maintenance. Adjust calories if overweight/underweight.

Adult Dogs   

Low calorie and low fat. Added glucosamine for joint health. May need more frequent meals.

Senior Dogs

Higher protein and fat to fuel activity. Avoid fillers. Provide access to water.

Active Dogs  

Lower calorie to prevent obesity. Higher fiber to create satisfaction.  

Less Active Dogs

Consult vet on recipe to ensure complete, balanced nutrition. Supplement if needed.

Homemade Food

Check calorie content, protein sources, whole foods over by-products, appropriate fat content.

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