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Feeding Guidelines

Every dog’s fuel and nutritional requirements are influenced by many factors including age, breed, weight, work, (also including temporary conditions like stress, temperature, etc.). A dog should normally be fed one time per day. Under conditions of high-energy output or stress (working dog, puppy, breeding dog) it may be beneficial to feed the dog two times per day. The working dogs digestion and performance could be improved if a portion of the daily feed ration is given in the morning. The remaining portion of the dog’s daily nutritional needs would then be fed in the evening (At least 6 hours after the first feeding of the day).

It is not necessary to do a gradual mix of Redpaw dog food and another brand. We recommend switching feeds directly from one to the other. We suggest that you monitor your dog’s weight and adjust the feeding amount as needed.

A pregnant or nursing female will requite 2-3x the amount listed and is important to break this daily ration into more than one meal.

The addition of cold water to the feed just prior to feeding will increase palatability, provide the dog with fresh water, and aid in digestion and hydration. We recommend that you always provide your dog with free access to clean fresh water.

Recommended Ration For Adult Dogs:

Weight of Dog CUPS PER DAY*
10 - 20lbs/4.5 - 6.8 kg 7/8 - 1 1/2 cup 92 - 158g
25 - 35lbs/11.3 - 15.8kg 1 3/4 - 2 1/8 cups 184 - 223g
40 - 50lbs/18.1 - 22.7kg 2 3/8 - 2 7/8 cups 250 - 302g
55 -65 bs/24.9 - 29.5kg 3 - 3 1/2 cups 315 - 368g
70 - 75lbs/31.7 - 24kg 3 2/3 - 4 cups 384 - 420g

*1 cup = 8 fl. oz. cup.

 

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