When to Feed a Low Protein Dog Food Diet?

Note: A low protein dog food diet is generally not recommended for healthy animals.
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My vet recommends my Pekingese older dog eat a low protein diet, his labs showing kidney disease. The problem is he doesn’t eat dog food never has my dog eats chicken and rice. What low protein human food can I feed my dog? Any suggestions?
So, most low fat dog foods also tend to be low in protein and high in carbs, too.
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Large breeds will grow bigger (sometimes MUCH bigger) than 50 pounds. The best large breed puppy foods should be a little less energy-dense than food formulated for smaller dogs. This composition supports slow, steady growth for these big babies to keep developmental problems like hip dysplasia from occurring. Your large breed puppy will grow for a longer period of time than smaller dogs. Investment in a high quality food for these big pups will pay off in a longer, healthier life. Large breed formulas have lower levels of calcium and phosphorus, 23-25% protein and 12-15% fat. The kibble will also be a bit larger than food produced for the little guys. Does dog food for elevated kidney enzymes need to be low protein?
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One of the longstanding myths about senior diets is that they should be lower in protein than diets of younger pets. In fact, the average senior dog food is markedly higher in carb content and lower in protein and fat than non-senior formulations. The question remains, is this a valid and appropriate dietary change or not. I think not.We now know that ample amounts of high quality, digestible proteins are exactly what senior dogs need. Unfortunately, most senior diet foods are still marketed as appropriate for seniors, yet are low in protein and fat and high in carbs.One of the plausible explanations for how the myth of the appropriateness of low protein diets for seniors came about is due to the history of pet food. 50 or 60 years ago, the pet food industry was devoid of high quality products. Although the overall protein levels in pet foods might have been acceptable, the quality of the proteins was very low grade, either in the form of low digestible by-products or in the form of fillers and grains. Feeding a dog these lower quality foods over time could, indeed, cause health issues and the ‘solution’ was to lower the protein amounts to address the associated liver and kidney problems from feeding these foods. Thus, pet food companies created lower protein, higher carbohydrate, and (often) lower calorie foods that were meant for senior pets.Many commercial diets reduce protein content by filling the foodwith cheap fillers such as corn and wheat that dogs can't digest. Makesure that your low protein diet doesn't result in a lower qualitykibble for your pet. There are many ways to reduce protein withoutcheap fillers.That dogs needs low protein dog food as they get older is amyth. Dogs usually require a 25 percent protein level in their foodregardless of age. However, some illnesses require a lower proteinfood, so be aware of high quality diets that have reduced protein.For years, the standard approach by veterinarians to manage kidney disease and kidney failure in dogs has been to prescribe a low-protein diet. Recent research, however, reveals older dogs may require more protein. The management of phosphorous levels provides better support than reduced protein for the dog experiencing renal issues. Luckily, many commercial dog food manufacturers provide specialty formulas that minimize protein and phosphorous levels while providing good overall nutrition.