Natural Balance L.I.D. Potato & Rabbit Dry Dog Food
Daily Feeding Guidelines for Puppies (Use a standard 8 oz. measuring cup):10 lb. or less puppy: 1 1/3 - 2 cups10 - 20 lb. puppy: 2 - 3 cups20 - 30 lb. puppy: 3 - 5 cups30 - 40 lb. puppy: 5 - 6 cups40 - 60 lb. puppy: 6 - 7 cups60 - 80 lb. puppy: 7 1/2 - 9 1/2 cups80 - 100 lb. puppy: 9 1/2 - 10 1/2 cupsPuppies can begin nibbling on moistened Natural Balance Dry Dog Food before they are weaned. From six weeks to six months, feed three times a day. You may want to add a small amount of Natural Balance Canned food for ease of feeding. The amount of canned dog food can be gradually decreased as the puppy matures. After six months, it is recommended to feed twice daily.Daily Feeding Guidelines for Adult Dogs (Use a standard 8 oz. measuring cup):10 lb. or less dog: 1 1/2 - 1 cup10 - 20 lb. dog: 1 - 1 1/2 cups20 - 30 lb. dog: 1 1/2 - 2 cups30 - 40 lb. dog: 2 1/2 - 3 cups40 - 60 lb. dog: 3 - 3 3/4 cups60 - 80 lb. dog: 3 3/4 - 4 3/4 cups80 - 100 lb. dog: 4 3/4 - 5 3/4cupsAdult dogs should be fed either once or twice a day. When you first start feeding Natural Balance we suggest to start with the amounts recommended above. Energy requirements vary with environmental conditions, temperment and activity of your dog. The amount of food should always be adjusted to suit your dog's needs.Pregnant Females:Minimal increase needed during first six weeks. Weeks seven, eight, and nine increase up to 25%.Lactating Females:Immediately after whelping, the nutritional demand increases by 50% compared to maintenance levels. Feed in three equal meals per day.Working Dogs:Based on the work your dog will be asked to perform, the nutritional requirements will vary accordingly. As the work load increases, the demand for protein and fat increases proportionally. Dogs in hard training will generally require twice the maintenance levels.Older Dogs:As your dog begins to age, his energy expenditure will decrease. Decreasing the amount of food accordingly will allow for the maintenance of proper body weight for less active dog.Feeding Management:We recommend that you do not add vitamins, minerals or any other supplements, except upon the advice of a veterinarian. When switching your dog's diet, the change should be made gradually, by replacing the current food with increasing portions of Natural Balance L.I.D. Limited Ingredient Diets Potato & Rabbit formula. The change should be completed after 5 to 7 days. The maintenance of proper body weight is most important for your dog's health. Consult your veterinarian for specific weight recommendations for your dog. Remember, fresh clean water should be available at all times!