Are you thinking of getting a dog but aren’t sure what you should feed it? Here are some ideas on using dry dog food. Dry dog food has its advantages in that it’s easier to handle than the tinned variety. It is easily measured out to give the dog the right amount for its breed and weight. Dog food that’s dry also keeps well and when used within the date of expiry will be suitable for feeding out.
If you are thinking of a large dog then purchasing dry food in bulk may save money. Sometimes there are special price reductions at stores where dog foods are purchased, and buying in quantity can also save money. Check the expiry date before making a purchase of this kind.
If you are thinking of travelling with a dog then dry dog food is a suitable food for storing in a mobile vehicle. Dog breeds that are inclined towards gum disease may benefit from eating dry food. Where decay already exists dry food may be hard on the decayed teeth.
For dogs with a higher energy use, such as working dogs, racing dogs, and performing dogs then a dog food with a higher fat content may be required from their meat meal free dog food. Check the listing on the bag for the energy level of the dry dog food, and a further supplement of other dog food may be required to assist with energy production in the active dog.
Take into consideration the breed of dog you own or would like to have. Facial structure can be a limiting factor in consuming dry foods as are dental problems in some dog breeds.
The higher quality of any dog food, the higher the price as the fat and protein content are elevated more in the better quality dog foods. Dry dog foods may work out much cheaper than other types of dog foods.