Healthy Dog Food for Large & Small Breeds | Royal Canin

Hey bro, your original post says you need large breed food.Is that for a dog or puppy?
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I just started feeding my dogs (Bull Mastiff, pit bull, and black lab) exclusive. I did not taper their food. I was feeding them Blue Buffalo and loved the results but the high cost is a big factor in feeding three large dogs. I switched to find a dog food that produces the same performance and over health in my dogs as did the Blue Buffalo, although the BB caused my Bull Mastiff to have bad gas. That was another reason for switching…we couldn’t breathe! LOL… When this bag is finished I will let you know how my dogs liked it and how their stools were and if it causes them any problems or gas.
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We all love our dogs and consider them to be part of the family. If you’re the owner of a large puppy, one of the most important things for you to consider is what kind of food to buy for your pet. The best large breed puppy food can make a big difference when it comes to your puppy’s and well being. Large Breed Puppy Food - Dry Dog Food - FOCUS - Purina® Pro Plan® Feeding guidelines for large breed puppies
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Photo provided by FlickrHill's®  Puppy Large Breed dog food provides precisely balanced, easy-to-digest nutrition tailored for growing large breed puppies.
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While many brands offer healthy options for large breeds some do not. Studying the first 5 main ingredients is important; a mix of corn, animal by-products, wheat, animal fat and artificial flavors within the top 5 ingredients will not provide a balance diet to larger dogs. Here is a list of 10 large breed dog foods you should avoid.NutriSource® Large Breed Lamb Meal & Peas Formula Grain Free Dog Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for all life stages including growth of large size dogs (70 lbs. or more as an adult).Your large breed dog has a different set of nutritional requirements than your neighbor’s Shih-Tzu, right? Here are our 3 picks for the best dry dog food for large breeds.Dogs that are overweight or obese are prone to many health problems, including heart disease, and tend to have shorter life spans. They’re also more likely to develop hip dysplasia and other bone-related illnesses. By choosing the best dog food for large breed puppies, we can greatly reduce the risk of our beloved pets developing DOD.They also take longer to mature into full grown down dogs. While smaller breeds are fully mature by 9 to 12 months, larger breeds are not full grown until they’re between old. So we have to feed them puppy food for up to two full years. This makes it especially crucial that we choose a brand that’s nutritious and that supports optimal growth.Pet foods are regulated by the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO), which sets standards for safety and nutritional needs of animals. The AAFCO, however, does not differentiate between the nutritional needs of small, medium and large breed dogs. So when we purchase ordinary dog food, it may meet general requirements but it might not be suitable for large breed puppies.