Small breed dogs have unique nutritional needs that require a diet catered specifically to them. That is where small breed dog food comes in. Designed with your furry friend in mind, this type of food provides the necessary nutrients to keep your small dog healthy and happy.
Small breed dogs have a higher metabolism than larger dogs, so their food should be high in protein, vitamins, and minerals. Their smaller mouths also benefit from smaller kibble pieces that are easier for them to eat and digest. With small breed dog food, you can rest assured that your beloved pet is getting the nutrition they need to thrive.
What stage is my dog in?
Using your dog’s (projected) adult weight, determine if they are considered small, medium, or large in size. The transition age associated with their adult weight is the age at which they transition between puppy and adult, or adult and senior (as the case may be).
|0 - 4.9kg||< 8 mths||8 mths - 10 yrs||+10 yrs|
|5 - 9.9kg||< 10 mths||10 mths - 10 yrs||+10 yrs|
|10 - 14.9kg||< 12 mths||12 mths - 10 yrs||+12 yrs|
|15 - 19.9kg||< 12 mths||12 mths - 9 yrs||+9 yrs|
|20 - 30kg||< 15 mths||15 mths - 9 yrs||+9 yrs|
|30.1 - 40kg||< 15 mths||15 mths - 8 yrs||+8 yrs|
|40.1 - 50kg||< 18 mths||18 mths - 8 yrs||+8 yrs|
|50.1 - 60kg||< 20 mths||20 mths - 7 yrs||+7 yrs|
|+60kg||< 22 mths||22 mths - 7 yrs||+7 yrs|