Feeding your German Shepherd Puppy a Raw Diet

 

Caloric Requirements for Varying Needs

 

Dog's Weight

Summer Needs

Winter Needs*

Puppy Needs

Dieting Needs

10 lb (4.5 kg)

420

630

700

270

20 lb (9 kg)

700

1050

1200

470

30 lb (13.6 kg)

930

1400

1400

580

50 lb (22.7 kg)

1350

2000

2000

880

70 lb (31.8 kg)

1680

2500

2500

1100

100 lb (45.4 kg)

2400

3600

3600

1380

 

Calorie content for our two most common “staple” foods fed

 

Raw Chicken Quarters with skin



1 lb 1025 calories



1.5 lbs 1537

Raw Beef MIX guesstimate



70/30 1 lb 1506 calories



80/20 1 lb 1063 calories



90/10 1 lb 732 calories

 

Where to buy Raw Dog food?

Local if possible to support your local businesses

 

Some websites:

 

Raw Pet food Supplier List by state

 

Learning about feeding raw:

 

http://preymodelraw.com/page/articles.html/_/raw-chat/how-to-get-started-feeding-a-prey-model-raw-diet-r19

 

Isn't feeding your dog raw meat dangerous?

 

http://leerburg.com/feedingarawdiet.htm#vet

 

From the FDA: http://www.fda.gov/AboutFDA/Transparency/Basics/ucm206814.htm