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Old 10-19-2010, 09:00 AM   #1
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Default Feeding a Large Breed Adult

I was wondering what your thoughts are regarding what to feed a large breed adult dog. I know during puppy-hood large breed puppy food is recommended. But how about after the dog has reached full size (2-3 years old). Is it still recommended to give a large breed adult food or would food like the the Kirkland brand be sufficient? I still have LOTS of time to figure out what to feed my big boys, but I was just wondering what others with large/giant breeds do in respect as to what food the dog gets later on.

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Besides a lot of it. I don't know. Kirkland's is a good brand.
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Kirkland is decent ..You need to seek a moderate high protein( most okay 26-30%) moderate to lower fat ( most large breed foods are 10-15%) and check the calcium to phosphorus balance ... my girl eat the puppy mixed with no grains and my cats eat the cat

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Something else you may want to keep in mind when feeding a large breed/giant dog is care for their joints, so adding in some type of glucosomine/chondrotin supplement is probably a good idea.

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Large dogs support large amount of weight and they are stressed especially in the joints. You should always watch the dog's diet. Weight gain means extra stress on the dog.
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