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According to the Dog Food Project, most brands of kibble contain 4 to 5 cups of food per pound
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My dog is a Siberian husky. 80 pounds trying to get to 60 (hopefully) or the most 65. He’s 6. Neutered. Was inactive but now getting a 1 hr fast walk a day. We changed his food from Beneful to Simply Nourish chicken & brown rice. Simply nourish has 3615 kcal/kg and they said I need to give him 1333 calories a day and 0.37kg a day. Can anyone tell me in human words how many cups I should give him. We are currently giving him 2 cups once per day. He was being fed beneful about 3 1/2 cups with half can of canned food. So I think the. Change is right, right? I put that he was “senior, neutered, inactive.”
Two cups equals one pound of dog food, which equals 30 pounds of food per month
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Every puppy is different, so there is no definitive answer to the question of how many cups to feed a puppy per day. Small-breed puppies may not eat as many cups of food as large-breed puppies, but they generally need more calories per pound of bodyweight than larger dogs. To make sure that your puppy gets what he needs it is best to feed him a size-specific puppy formula until he reaches 80% of his adult size and then switch to a size-specific adult recipe. I have him on Professional dog food. It is 4 cups to make a pound. # of cups per pound X pound bag= How many Cups you get out of that bag
Photo provided by PexelsDaily Feeding Instructions from the Purina ProPlan website states a 30 pound dog should be fed approximately 1 3/4 (1.75) cups of dog food per day.
Photo provided by PexelsFor example, if your dog food label says it provides “355 kcal per cup,” and you have an active 40-pound dog, your dog needs just over 3 cups of food per day.
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Pay careful attention to the recommended quantity of food. Foods made for dogs vary greatly in their nutritional density--the number of usable calories per cup or can. When switching foods, compare the recommended serving size of the new food with the recommended serving size of the old food. For example, if the old food carries a recommendation of four cups per day for a fifty pound dog, and the new food carries a recommendation of two cups per day for a fifty-pound dog, then the new food probably has about twice as many usable calories per cup as the old food. But what about feeding directions? The Purina ProPlan website suggests a pet parent feed 1 3/4 cups of dog food to a 30 pound dog. Because all kibble weighs differently (size of kibble, density), we need to know how many ounces of dog food (by weight) is in each cup. Purina shares that one standard measuring cup will contain approximately 112 grams of dog food. Our 1 3/4 cup daily recommended feeding for a 30 pound dog would weigh 196 grams. To change this back to ounces – our math is 196 (grams) divided by 28.35 (one ounce in grams) equals about 7 ounces. Whew! Now, back to our calorie calculations. Each ounce of dog food produces 123.77 calories. 7 (ounces) times 123.77 equals 866 calories per day for a 30 pound dog.The following pet foods were chosen at random and are used soley to teach pet parents how to accurately calculate calorie information.
First, the standard Atwater formula (not used by pet food)…

Daily Feeding Instructions from the Purina ProPlan website states a 30 pound dog should be fed approximately 1 3/4 (1.75) cups of dog food per day. The Guaranteed Analysis of this dog food states the food contains…
30% protein
17% fat
4% fiber
12% moistureKnowing how many cups are in a pound of dog food is a bit complicated. It will depend on the type of dog food you use. Because have different densities and weight per kibble, you will need to either manually have it checked, or ask trusted sources. Another thing to consider would be if you feed your dogs formula or wet food, which has an entirely different weight as compared to kibbles.