How much energy does my dog need?
YOUR DOG’S ENERGY LEVEL

Is your dog always ready to run and play? Or is he or she more of a back porch napper? Dogs' energy levels vary greatly, and consequently, so do their dietary needs. For example, a toy dog living in an apartment requires fewer calories than a farm dog who spends the day playing and running outside.

 

THINGS TO CONSIDER: It's important to consider your dog's size, breed, age and activity level when determining his or her daily calorie needs.

 

CHOOSING THE RIGHT FOOD: All of our foods come with feeding instructions to help you properly feed your dog depending on his or her size, but certain types of dogs may require specialized foods to help them maintain an ideal body condition.

MAKE A TRIP TO THE VETERINARIAN

Consult your veterinarian if you have concerns about your dog's diet. You can also ask for recommendations on amounts and types of food, and feeding schedules.

 

Helping your dog achieve a healthy energy level doesn’t take luck. All Purina commercial pet foods are complete and balanced and will contribute to your dog’s overall health, along with regular exercise and attention to any of your dog’s special needs. Use the P5 app by Purina Pro Plan to help determine how your dog’s extra energy expenditure could affect his or her caloric needs.

 

We hope this overview helped you understand your dog’s energy needs.

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