What is the Ideal Adult Dog Food Portion Size?

Heavier dogs need more food than miniature breeds. Consult vet guidelines.  

Weight Matters

Feed mature dogs and senior dogs high-quality nutrients in smaller amounts.

Account for Age

 More protein and fat require smaller portions than grain-based foods.

Ingredients Count 

Hard-working or athletic dogs need more calories for sufficient energy.

Active Lifestyle  

Special veterinary diets may be required for dogs with certain illnesses.  

Underlying Conditions

 Adjust amounts gradually to achieve optimal weight and body condition score.

Ideal Body Condition 

 Split daily portions into two or more scheduled mealtimes.   

Feeding Time

Safely Supplementing Your Dog’s Regular Diet