How to Choose the Best Puppy Food
Getting a new puppy is an exciting time for any family, and choosing the best puppy food for your growing dog is one of many important decisions that you’ll face in these early days. There’s a lot to consider when thinking about which food is best for your puppy including the nutritional needs of your puppy, your puppy’s size, and taste preferences.
Growing puppies have unique nutritional needs, and it’s important to feed your puppy a food that is specially formulated for puppies. The best puppy food should contain an appropriate level of protein to help your puppy grow strong and healthy. It can also help develop his muscles, skin, coat and organs, and with appropriate concentrations of minerals like calcium and phosphorus, which are necessary nutrients for healthy bones and teeth, and an optimal level of fat to help support their growth and playful energy.
In addition to selecting a food that is specially formulated to meet the nutritional needs of growing puppies, you’ll also need to consider your puppy’s size, and taste preference. Every puppy is different, and you’ll need to keep your puppy’s unique needs in mind when selecting the best puppy food.
Purina® Puppy Chow® provides three varieties to help address some of the specific needs of puppies. Purina® Puppy Chow® Complete contains great taste and texture and provides the nutrition that lays the foundation for a healthy, active lifestyle. Purina® Puppy Chow® Tender and Crunchy contains a variety of soft and crunchy bites to help keep your puppy happy and healthy day after day. Purina® Puppy Chow® Large Breed is specially formulated with large breed puppies in mind, targeting areas important to their proper growth and development: healthy growth rate and bones and joints. It may be the best Purina Puppy Chow option for dogs that will be 50 lbs. or larger when fully grown.
Purina® Puppy Chow® formulas has been specially created to include 100% of the essential nutrients to support your puppy’s healthy, active life. It also has DHA also found in mother’s milk, and high quality protein to help support his or hers growing muscles.
Use our product selector tool to find which formula is best for your growing puppy.