Dogs of larger breeds such as Golden Retrievers and Labradors need a different kind of diet compared to smaller dogs such as pugs and Chihuahuas. Because of their larger mass, bigger dogs need more protein to help build and maintain their muscles. They also need more carbohydrates to feel energized throughout the day.
However, if you're not careful, you might be feeding your bigger dogs
extra calories which could lead to excess weight. You should strike a balance or else, you run the risk of exposing your dogs to obesity. To make sure that your dogs get the perfect balanced diet, it's best to feed them the Wellness Dog Large Breed Adult from Pet Store
, which is a food product specially made for dogs of bigger breeds. It can satiate their big appetites without letting them consume extra calories.
This product is rich in protein to help dogs develop muscles. It also has a moderate amount of fat to give dogs more energy while preventing weight gain. Beware of other food products that claim to be for bigger breeds because many of them pile on the fat.
The Wellness Dog Large Breed Adult has chondroitin sulfate and glucosamine hydrochloride which are necessary to keep joints strong and healthy. Bigger dogs have a lot of weight to carry so it is crucial that their joints can carry the load.
Wellness Super5Mix Adult Health Large Breed Formula Dry Dog FoodWellness Super5Mix Adult Health Large Breed Formula supports the unique health needs of larger dogs through nutrient rich whole foods.
* Lean Muscle Support from 4 Animal Protein Sources
* Optimal Caloric Intake to Support Healthy Body Weight
* WellFlex System for Joint Support
Important InformationObesity is a Bigger Challenge for Large Breeds
Extra weight puts extra stress on a large frame, so it's important for your dog to feel satiated without consuming excess calories. With moderate fat, Wellness Super5Mix Adult Large Breed Formula helps control energy intake allowing your dog to eat enough and still maintain a healthy weight every day.
Small Digestive Tracts Relative to Body Size
It is important for large breeds to easily digest and process food. We include live, naturally-occurring micro-organisms to support digestive health and we ensure optimal nutrient absorption through our Digestool confirmation studies - less nutrients in the stool, means more nutrients in the body.
Higher Percentage of Muscle Mass
With greater size, there is more muscle to support and keep strong so we use 13% more protein than our Super5Mix Complete Health Recipe with 4 quality animal protein sources.
Need to Keep Joints Healthy
Carrying an average weight of 100 pounds is hard work. To help keep joints healthy, this recipe features our WellFlex System - 750 mg/kg of glucosamine hydrochloride and 250 mg/kg of chondroitin sulfate.
Large Breeds Tend to Eat Too Fast
This bigger, rounder kibble is designed to promote proper chewing time in larger mouths. We also guarantee your dog will love the taste of each healthy, flavorful bite.
IngredientsDeboned Chicken, Deboned Whitefish, Chicken Meal, Oatmeal, Ground Peas, Ground Barley, Ground Brown Rice, Tomato Pomace, Salmon Meal, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols, a natural source of Vitamin E), Tomatoes, Natural Chicken Flavor, Ground Flaxseed, Carrots, Spinach, Sweet Potatoes, Apples, Blueberries, Minerals [Zinc Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Ferrous Sulfate, Copper Proteinate, Copper Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, Sodium Selenite], Vitamins [Beta-Carotene, Vitamin E Supplement, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Vitamin A Supplement, Niacin, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin, Vitamin D-3 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Mononitrate, Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin B-12 Supplement], Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Chondroitin Sulfate, Choline Chloride, Taurine, Chicory Root Extract, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Mixed Tocopherols (a natural preservative), Dried Lactobacillus plantarum, Enterococcus faecium, Lactobacillus casei, Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation products.
|Guaranteed Analysis % |
|Crude Protein (Minimum) ||25 |
|Crude Fat (Minimum) ||11 |
|Crude Fiber (Maximum) ||4.5 |
|Moisture (Maximum) ||11 |
|Omega 6 Fatty Acids (Minimum) ||2 |
|Omega 3 Fatty Acid (Minimum) ||0.5 |
|Calcium (Minimum) ||1.2
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