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7 golden tips for puppy dog food

Picking out the right puppy dog food is a hard decision for most owners. This is because there are dozens and dozens of products on the market that all claim that they are the best one to feed your puppy.

While some people may follow the recommendations of veterinarians and dog breeders, you have to remember that they are not dog food experts.

Learning how to pick out the right puppy dog food is not difficult, and here are seven tips to help you do this on your own.

1. When you pick up a bag of puppy dog food, look at the label and see what the first ingredient listed is. Quality products usually have some type of meat listed as the first ingredient.

2. After verifying that meat is a primary ingredient, the primary carbohydrate should be brown rice. This is because puppies need easily digestible foods and brown rice is one of the easiest ingredients for them to digest.

3. Also, buy from a pet food brand that you have heard of before and trust. Now is not the time to go with the cheapest brand that you can find.

4. If you have a large breed puppy, feed them a diet that is specific for them. Large breed puppies need slow and controlled growth in order to have healthy bones and joints.

5. Always store opened bags of puppy dog food in airtight containers. This prevents them from becoming rancid and stale.

6. Before buying the product, check the company's website and see if they have been involved in any product recalls lately.

7. Lastly, feed the recommended amount of. This is clearly labeled on the side of every bag, and you should be measuring precisely how much your puppy is eating every day.

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