The research I've done is in regard to Golden Retrievers, as well as the quality of ingredients and where the dog food is manufactured (which does make a difference.) Large breed dogs do have different needs and requirements vs small breed dogs. Dogs that are used in sportsman activities, agility competitions etc…also have different nutritional requirements.
Dogs are also like humans and some have faster metabolisms than others and require higher amounts of food. Dog food bags have “recommended” feeding amounts. They are guidelines and your individual dog may need more or less food to maintain a healthy weight.
Part of the different varieties within the brands is marketing and the demands of the customers vs the nutritional needs of the dog. Bottom line is Goldens […]