Adult golden retrievers should eat 2 to 3 cups of premium dog food per day. Look for brands high in animal proteins with the primary source of fats coming from animal fats and low or minimal amounts of grains. Avoid dog food that contains animal byproducts and artificial additives. Apples, carrots and broccoli can be fed as snacks.Continue Reading
The exact amount of food a golden retriever needs each day is dependent on age, metabolism, health and activity level. When puppies are between 4 to 7 months old, they grow rapidly. To avoid developing bone disorders, they should eat high-quality and low-calorie foods to prevent them from growing too quickly. Determine how much puppies should eat by feeling their ribs; they should be easily found by running hands along their sides.
Golden retrievers should always have access to cool, fresh water. Avoid letting them free feed, and train them to eat on a schedule. Puppies generally eat three times per day, while adults are often limited to twice per day. The transition from eating puppy food to adult dog food usually occurs between 12 to 20 weeks, which is when puppies typically start to lose interest in puppy food or stop finishing their meals.Learn more about Dogs
Pitbulls are most often fed dry dog food at two different times of the day depending on the size of the dog and its age, with most dogs getting between 1.5 and 2.5 cups of dog food, according to Dogtime. Puppies will need to be fed less and also be given specific food formulated for puppies due to their constant growth that requires different nutrients.Full Answer >
Mini beagles, more commonly referred to as pocket beagles, should eat approximately 7/8 to 1 3/8 cups of dog food every day. This food allotment should be divided into two meals, given to the dog at specific times each day.Full Answer >
The recommended amount of dog food for a Rottweiler is 4 to 10 cups per day. Feed the dog high quality food two times per day.Full Answer >
The amount of food that a person feeds their Labrador retriever will depend on its weight as well as the brand of food being offered, but most labrador retrievers eat between 2 1/2 to 3 cups of dog food daily. It is best to offer the food in two servings to imitate a breakfast and dinnertime.Full Answer >