Dec 15, 2016 - Horizon Legacy Puppy Grain-Free Dry Dog Food

The Iams ProActive Smart Puppy product line includes three dry dog foods… each meeting  for growth.
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Small breed puppies (those who will mature at under 20 lbs) metabolize food very quickly. As a result, they must be fed more frequently than larger breeds. Feed your little tyke three or four times daily during her puppyhood. Insufficient calories during this stage of development can result in all kinds of unpleasantness like weakness, seizures, and growth impairment. Make sure it features at least 15% fat to fuel the rapid growth of these first months. For even smaller dogs, the miniatures and teacups, dehydration can be an issue. An easy fix is to mix a little bit of quality canned food (providing a high moisture content) into the normal dry kibble.
Judging by its ingredients alone, Royal Canin Breed-Specific Puppy looks like a below-average dry dog food.
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The following is a list of 4-star dog food brands… each containing not less than one dry puppy food.

To qualify, each puppy food must meet for either growth or all life stages. Royal Canin's Boxer Puppy Dry Dog Food is designed exclusively for pure breed Boxer up to 15 months old.
Photo provided by PexelsRoyal Canin's German Shepherd Puppy Dry Dog Food is designed exclusively for pure breed German Shepherd puppies from 8 weeks to 15 months.
Photo provided by FlickrAccess to the best dry and wet puppy foods as prepared by the editors of The Dog Food Advisor.
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The following is a list of The Dog Food Advisor’s best dry dog foods that contain at least one puppy food in their product line.The best option is usually to feed your puppy a combined diet of dry kibble with moist dog food. You may either mix them together or vary them from meal to meal.Dog food is divided into three types: moist, semi-moist, and dry kibble. Among the three, the best one to use would be the dry type of puppy food because it contains more meat protein. It is also more practical, cost-effective, better for keeping the teeth clean, and easy to digest. Moist puppy food is also easy to digest, but it is more expensive and spoils more rapidly if not stored properly. In addition, moist foods are commonly composed of 75 percent water, so they contain fewer nutrients. Another concern with moist puppy food is its affect on the teeth. CANIDAE® Grain Free PURE Foundations® Puppy Dry Formula with Fresh Chicken uses simple recipes for sensitive dogs. Choosing a grain free limited ingredient diet may help dogs who experience food sensitivities. Less ingredients could mean less chance of sensitive reactions. This limited ingredient recipe is made with 9 key ingredients that are easily recognizable, plus all the vitamins and minerals your dog needs. Purina Puppy Chow is a plant-based dry dog food using a moderate amount of chicken by-product or poultry by-product meals as its main sources of animal protein, thus earning the brand 2 star.Royal Canin Breed-Specific Puppy is a plant-based dry dog food using a moderate amount of chicken by-product meal as its main source of animal protein, thus earning the brand 2.5 stars.