Are you confused and looking for an answer that how much canned food to feed a dog per day?
Well, you’re in the right place.
As everyone knows that the best way to keep your dog healthy and strong is to feed them with good and balanced diet properly.
But it is not an easy job to know exactly how much your pup should be eating. It depends on…
- Your Dog Age
- Weight Of Your Dog
- Breed Of Your Dog
Below is the detailed guide regarding how much to feed a dog per day.
Your Dog Age
It is a common factor that the more your dog is active, the more he will consume energy and will definitely needs more canned food per day as compare to the one which is less active.
As puppies are more active and their body needs more energy to consume so they need 3 or 3+ meals a day with protein and fat rich canned food.
Adult dogs need 2 meals a day.
Senior dogs are less active so they consume low energy and needs little quantity of canned food to remain healthy.
Weight Of Your Dog
Weight of your dog is directly proportional to the amount of food to feed a dog.
The more your dog is fatty (more weight) the larger amount of food will be required.
Below is a table of how much should you feed a dog per day.
|Weight (kg)||2-6 months (g/day)||9-12 months (g/day)|
|1-10||35-210||215 (adult food)|
Adult Guide (adult food only):
Senior Guide (senior dog food):
Breed of Your Dog
As everyone knows that a small Bichon Frise (a small dog breed) will require very less amount of canned food as compared to a large breed German Sheppard.
So you have to keep in mind the breed of your dog while feeding it. I mean feed your dog according to its breed.
If you have a small breed dog, feed it less and as it needs low amount of canned food to survive and if you have a large breed dog, feed it with higher amount of food.