puppy food

NEED ADVICE-We just got our first bulldog puppy and I am trying to figure out what is the best dry dog food.  I have him on a all natural dry puppy food and what to make sure that is good.  

Kathy Ollie Chester and Newman's picture

You really don't need to put a bulldog puppy on puppy food...

you can transition him to a good quality adult or all stages food and he will do fine.  We prefer grain free foods, less allergies to worry about.  We use duck/potato but salmon/sweet potato is also good.  Natural balance, taste of the wild, wellness are all good brands.  Congratulations on your puppy!

Deb and MacKenzie and Ester's picture

Low Protein

Yes you don't need a puppy food, but I would keep him on whatever the breeder was feeding and transition over 2-4 weeks.  Try to stay around 24% protein.

I personally feed a raw diet, so I can't help much with kibble.  But when I was feeding kibble I fed Grain free "Now" with good results. Protein source was Duck and Turkey.

AmyandSophia's picture

I agree with Kathy and Deb. No puppy food really needed.

I brought my pup onto an adult dog food when she was 10 weeks old. I fed her a grain free food then but have since started feeding a food with grains in it. She is not prone to grain allergies though.

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