How much food should I feed my dog chart?

How much food should I feed my dog chart?

What are Dog Feeding Charts?

Adult Dog Size (lbs) Dry Food Feeding Amount (Cups)
26 to 50 2 to 2-2/3
51 to 75 2-2/3 to 3-1/3
76 to 100 3-1/3 to 4-1/4
100+ 4-1/4 plus 1/4 cup for each 10 lbs of body weight over 100 lbs

What should I feed my Bernese mountain dog puppy?

Rich in premium animal protein. Puppies need a minimum of 22% protein, and adults need 18% protein in their diet, ideally from animal sources such as meat, poultry, and fish. A giant breed like the Bernese mountain dog needs extra protein to maintain lean muscle mass.

How much should an 8 week old Bernese mountain dog weigh?

12 – 24 pounds
Bernese Puppy Growth Guide ~ 8 – 10 weeks Typical Bernese pups weigh from 12 – 24 pounds at 8 – 10 weeks. Puppy weight at this young age is sometimes a refection of litter size, with large litters tending to have smaller puppies and litters with fewer members having larger sized pups.

What portion size should I feed my puppy?

A simple rule of thumb is to feed your puppy 20g per 1kg of body weight per day. So, if you have a puppy weighing 5kg, they will need 100g per day.

How many cups of food should I feed my dog per day?

If you’re still at a loss, try PetMD’s general rule of thumb for adult dogs: Toy Breeds (3-6 pounds): 1/3 cup to 1/2 cup per day. Small Breeds (10-20 pounds): 3/4 cup to 1 1/2 cups per day. Medium Breeds (30-50 pounds) 1 3/4 to 2 2/3 cups per day.

How many cups of food should a 40 pound dog eat?

1 3/4 cups per day if they weigh 30 pounds. 2 1/4 cups per day if they weigh 40 pounds. 2 2/3 cups per day if they weigh 50 pounds.

Are Bernese mountain dogs easy to train?

Berners are intelligent and eager to please, so they are usually easy to train. They are also affectionate and openhearted; their feelings are easily hurt, and so they don’t respond well to harsh corrections or training methods.

How often should I Feed my Bernese Mountain Dog?

For a puppy, feeding three times a day is a good schedule. A puppy needs a considerable amount of food (some experts even advocate free feeding of puppies, which I don’t recommend), but their small stomachs can’t fit and handle a very large amount of food.

What kind of food should I Feed my Berner puppy?

Observation of your dog’s physical condition, coat quality, condition of the eyes and ears, and eating habits and preferences will guide feeding decisions you make throughout your Berner’s lifetime. Your dog’s breeder should recommend a diet for your dog.

How often should I Feed my 8 week old puppy?

Usually healthy pups from 8-10 weeks of age eat roughly 3/4 – 1 and 1/2 cups of food per meal. Usually young pups are offered 3 meals between 2-6 months . After 6 months, offer the dog two meals per day.

What happens if you feed a Berner Puppy too much?

Feeding more food to a pup to accelerate growth is NOT advised. Over feeding a Berner puppy will cause the dog to become fat which can place increased strain on joints, ligaments, tendons and bones. Overfeeding can also cause digestive difficulties such as diarrhea.