(We go into more detail about body condition in the next section below.) So, the primary step in figuring out how much to feed a puppy is determining his predicted adult weight.
We've included a list of average adult weights of common breeds for your reference, but ask your vet for this number if you're unsure.
Then, at the bottom of this page, you'll find a chart with daily caloric needs by estimated adult weight.
Talk to your breeder or vet as there are a range of sizes for many of these breeds due to some being micro, toy, teacup, mini, and a thousand other sizes.
Of course, if you know the size of the same sex parent, that's always the best guide.
hen it comes to food, you might think "a dog is a dog, right?
" But food formulated for puppies is actually quite different than food formulated for older dogs.
Owners understandably stress about how much to feed from one day to the next because, unlike with older dogs, their puppy's body weight is changing rapidly.
So we sat down with Nom Nom Now's own veterinary nutritionist Dr.
ANALYTICAL CONSTITUENTS: Protein: 24% - Fat content: 18% - Crude ash: 5.5% - Crude fibres: 1.4% - *L. P.: protein selected for its very high assimilation.