Small Breed Dog Food
Small breed dog food is for pets up to 10kgs. Feeding your Pug, Poodle, Dachshund, Terrier or other small dogs the right small breed dog food is crucial for their healthy development. Our dog mini dry & wet food for is specifically formulated to suit their dietary needs. You will find that food for small breed adult dogs & puppies has small kibble to make eating easier.
Small Breed Dog Food FAQ's
What is the difference between regular dog food and small breed dog food?
Small breed dog food is specially formulated to meet the unique nutritional needs of small dog breeds. These dogs have higher metabolic rates and smaller stomachs, so their food needs to be more nutrient-dense and easy to digest. Small breed dog food often contains smaller kibble sizes and higher levels of protein, fat, and calories compared to medium & large breed dog food.
How do I know if my dog is considered a small breed?
Small dog breeds typically weigh between 1 and 10 kg and stand less than 40 cm tall at the shoulder. Common examples include Chihuahuas, Pomeranians, Yorkshire Terriers, and Shih Tzus.
Can I feed my small breed dog regular dog food if I run out of the small breed formula?
While it's best to stick to a small breed formula, feeding regular dog food occasionally won't harm your dog. However, long-term consumption may not provide the optimal nutrition for your small breed dog.
How often should I feed my small breed dog?
Small breed dogs have fast metabolisms, so they typically require more frequent meals than larger breeds. Feeding them 3 to 4 small meals per day is ideal. However, most people will feed them twice a day. Be mindful of portion sizes to avoid overfeeding, as small dogs are prone to obesity.
My small dog is a fussy eater, what should I do?
Picky eating can be common among small breed dogs. Experiment with different textures, flavours, and brands of dog food to find one that appeals to your pet. Mixing in a small amount of wet food or gravy to dry kibble can enhance the smell and taste, potentially encouraging your dog to eat.
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