Dog owners rightly ask themselves how to recognize good dog food. Here are some tips on what to look for when buying dog food.
The selection of dog food is huge. Whether in specialist shops or online – dog owners are faced with a large selection of dog food and often do not know which dog food to use. After all, you want to buy good food at a fair price. But how do you recognize good dog food? And which form of feeding is actually the best? Wet food, dry food, combined feeding (wet and dry food) or even barfs? Every dog owner, breeder and veterinarian has their own opinion about this. Fortunately, the dog can be fed healthy diets with both wet and dry food, or a combination of the two, if both of them are good complete foods. When choosing the right food, dog owners should therefore consider the type of food (complete food, Supplementary feed), the phase of life and the individual needs of the dog. Young dogs need a different dog food than older dogs, agile dogs different from quieter ones, and healthy dogs different from sick ones. Fortunately, there is an extensive range of good dog foods that cater to the individual needs of dogs.
CHARACTERISTICS OF A GOOD DOG FOOD
A good dog food should contain a high proportion of high-quality meat raw materials and do not contain any added sugar, flavor enhancers or artificial colors or preservatives. If you are looking for a suitable food for your dog, you should read the information on the product carefully. We offer a wide range of high-quality dog food that provides the dog with all the essential nutrients, vitamins and minerals.
DOG FOOD FOR EVERY STAGE OF LIFE
As good as a dog food may be - it always has to match the phase of the dog's life. The age of the dog is decisive here. A puppy has different nutritional needs than an adult (from 1 year) or older dog (from 7 years). The nutritional composition of the respective feed varies accordingly. Puppies need a lot of energy and high quality proteins and minerals for healthy growth. In adult dogs, the energy requirement depends, among other things, on activity and posture (indoors or outdoors). Older dogs often take things a lot easier. A good dog food must therefore not only provide the dog with all the essential nutrients, but also cater to its special requirements. There is diet food for sick dogs that can support veterinary therapy.
Tip: If you are planning to change the food, do this carefully so that the dog's intestinal flora can get used to it. When changing feed, you start with around a third of the new feed and increase its proportion continuously over a period of 10 days until finally only the new feed is fed.
WHAT DOES GOOD DOG FOOD COST?
Good dog food has its price - but it doesn't have to be expensive either. We offer a very good price / performance ratio: high quality dog food at a fair price. When choosing a dog food, some of the questions you should ask yourself are:
• Is it a complete feed?
• How many meat ingredients are there?
• Is it free from artificial colors and preservatives?
• Can it be done without added sugar and flavor enhancers?
• Is it suitable for my dog's stage of life?
But one thing shouldn't be forgotten: the dog must also like food! Good complete food is often available in many different flavors, so that ultimately a good dog food can be found for every dog.