Dog Feed Protein Requirements
July 11th, 2010
Protein requirements can vary between breeds and even individual dogs. However, the list below is a general guide with respect to your dogs protein needs.
Dog Type or Age Recommended Protein Recommended Fat
Puppy 28% 17%
Adult Dog (normal activity) 18% 9-15%
Active Dog 25% 20%
Extreme High Performance 35% 50%
Lactating Dog 28% 17%
Unless they are working extremely hard all day, most cowdogs are not going to be considered in the extreme high performance category. Most adult working cowdogs will likely fall into the active dog category.