The joys of a new puppy are boundless! It can also be an overwhelming time, doing your best to ensure your puppy gets the best start in life.
Black Hawk Puppy Foods have been formulated by animal nutritionists and vets to help your puppy thrive and reach their potential for growth and development by providing them with the best start in life. At Black Hawk, we believe Every Ingredient Matters®
The key to a healthy dog is to feed them a quality puppy food right from the start. Puppies develop at a rapid pace and will generally complete their growth phase within about 12 months. If you compare this time frame to humans, who keep growing until 16 to 18 years, you can see that puppies have a lot of work to do in a short space of time.
Every puppy is unique, which is why at Black Hawk we have developed a complete range of puppy foods to suit all breeds and sizes.
Black Hawk Original Puppy foods are specifically formulated by breed size to meet the nutritional needs of your growing puppy, nurturing their body and brain for optimal growth, development, and providing them with the best start in life.
Black Hawk Grain Free Puppy food is a great choice for puppies with sensitive dietary needs and complete nutrition without grains.
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|
What you feed doesn’t only affect their physical development, but also their ability to learn all the skills they need for life.
A growing puppy needs a high-quality diet to thrive and reach their full potential for growth, development, and learning.
For more information check out our handy puppy guide and these helpful articles on your puppy’s nutritional and feeding needs, teething, vaccinations and how to take your puppy on their first adventures outside or introduce them to your current dog. Make sure to also check out our range of Dog Food for all the dogs in your family.