Features and Benefits
Formulated for large breed and small breed puppies.
- LARGE BREED AND SMALL BREED PUPPY NUTRITION - Formulated with proper amounts of protein, fat, and carbohydrates and balanced levels of key nutrients (calcium and phosphorus), this formula gives all puppies what they need for optimum growth and development.
- BRAIN AND EYE DEVELOPMENT - Natural sources of DHA from fish oils are critical in nourishing brain and vision development.
- HEALTHFUL BONE GROWTH - Calcium & phosphorus supports healthful bone growth and development for small and large breeds.
- NATURAL INGREDIENTS (enhanced with vitamins and minerals)
- COOKED TO PERFECTION - Made in Ohio, Best Breed formulas are hand-crafted using a unique, slow-cooking process to ensure easy digestion and optimum nutrient absorption. No corn, wheat, or by-product meals.
- HEART HEALTH INGREDIENTS - Enriched with taurine.
Made with protein-rich, low ash chicken sourced from the USA. Chicken supplies essential amino acids including taurine, a critical nutrient for heart health.
Menhaden Fish Oil
Omega-3 rich sources of fish oil from the menhaden fish supplies essential nutrients for healthful growth and development.
Sourced from the USA, brown rice used in the German Dog Diet is a highly- digestible carbohydrate that provides sustainable energy. Also supplies beneficial minerals and B vitamins.
Eggs are the perfect source of protein as they contain all 9 essential amino acids. They are a highly digestible ingredient that also supplies many vitamins and minerals.
|Crude Protein (Minimum)||28.0%|
|Crude Fat (Minimum)||13.0%|
|Crude Fiber (Maximum)||3.0%|
|Omega-6 Fatty Acids (Minimum)||4.3%|
|Omega-3 Fatty Acids (Minimum)||0.9%|
Typical Nutritional Analysis
This data is composed of calculated values using ingredient nutritional analysis and actual lab analysis of our foods. It is not intended to represent absolute values and therefore not guaranteed as in the above table. The information should be used as a helpful guide when determining if a specific formula is suitable for a known dietary requirement. Should you need any additional information, please do not hesitate to contact us.
It is important to remember that your dog’s nutritional needs are unique and will vary with his environment, age and activity level. We recommend feeding to condition, this means using the following guide as a starting point, monitoring his weight and adjusting amounts accordingly. Feeding at least twice a day is optimal. Make sure fresh, clean water is available always.
FOR SMALL BREEDS (Cups Per Day)**
|Body Weight (lbs.)||6 to 11 Weeks||3 to 4 Months||5 to 7 Months||8 to 12 Months|
|Up to 10||1 to 1-3/4||3/4 to 1-1/3||2/3 to 1-1/4||1/4 to 1|
|11 to 20||1-3/4 to 2-2/3||1-1/3 to 2-1/3||1-1/4 to 1-3/4||1 to 1-1/3|
|21 to 30||2-2/3 to 3-2/3||2-1/3 to 3||1-3/4 to 2-3/4||1-1/3 to 1-3/4|
|31 to 40||3-2/3 to 4-1/2||3 to 3-2/3||2/1/4 to 2-3/4||1-3/4 to 2-1/4|
|41 to 50||4-1/2 to 5-1/4||3-2/3 to 4-1/4||2-3/4 to 3-1/2||2-1/4 to 2-3/4|
FOR LARGE BREEDS (Cups Per Day)**
|Body Weight (lbs.)||6 to 11 Weeks||3 to 4 Months||5 to 7 Months||8 to 12 Months||12 to 24 Months|
|Up to 20||1 to 3||-||-||-||-|
|21 to 40||3 to 4-1/2||1-1/2 to 4-1/4||1-3/4 to 3||-||-|
|41 to 60||4-1/2 to 5||4-1/4 to 5-1/3||3 to 4||2 to 3-1/4||2 to 3|
|61 to 80||-||5-1/3 to 7||4 to 4-3/4||3-1/4 to 3-3/4||3 to 3-1/2|
|81 to 100||-||-||4-3/4 to 5-1/2||3-3/4 to 4-1/2||3-1/2 to 4-1/2|
|101 to 120||-||-||5-1/2 to 6||4-1/2 to 5-1/4||4-1/2 to 5|
|121 to 140||-||-||6 to 7||5-1/4 to 6||5 to 6|
** 1 cup equals approximately 121 grams of food.
Note: This is only a guide. Optimal feeding amounts my vary based on your puppy's activity level, age, breed and environment.
Best Breed Puppy Diet is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO (Association of American Feed Control Officials) Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for growth, including growth of large size dogs (70lbs. or more as an adult).
Puppies: May feed up to 33% more than suggested adult levels to maintain optimum body weight.
Contains 466 Kcal per cup ME (metabolizable energy) and 4.3 oz. of food per standard 8 oz. measuring cup.