Here are a few ways that puppies’ nutritional needs differ from those of healthy adult dogs.
That’s why every Puppy Chow recipe features 30% more protein* and is made with high quality-protein sources like real chicken and/or beef.
*compared to leading adult dog food
Puppy Chow sources this important fatty acid from fish oil to help our pups’ brains and eyes be as healthy as they can be!
Puppy Chow recipes are formulated with the right levels of calcium, phosphorus, and other important minerals to support healthy joints and proper bone and teeth development.
Because of this, every Puppy Chow recipe is balanced with antioxidants that our pups need to be at their best — including vitamins E, C, and selenium.
That’s why Puppy Chow recipes are formulated to be calorie-dense and full of the high-quality ingredients needed to keep up with the demands of puppies’ rapidly growing bodies.
As a general rule, dogs that are less than one year of age are considered puppies, and it is important during that year that they are being fed a specially formulated dog food for puppies. There is some variation, however. Large and giant breed dogs are considered puppies until two years of age.
Over the years, we’ve been asked lots of common-sense questions about puppies — with topics ranging from how to prepare your home for a new puppy to preventing unwanted chewing. We’ve turned the answers into short puppy articles. Just choose from the categories below. Thanks for asking.
Are there ever enough puppy videos in the world? Nope. We like them so much, we’ve made a few of our own. Play on.
Puppyhood: Our First Puppy Poop
Puppyhood: Some Ground Rules on Housetraining