Dog Food Calculator
Calculate servings for any brand dog food
Note: These tools are intended to calculate your dog's daily caloric need. No consideration is given whether the dog food will provide adequate nutrition although quality dog foods should provide adequate nutrition as well. These web pages are meant to provide you with the knowledge to determine your pet's daily caloric needs.
Question: How do I determine how many kcal per day my dog should have?
Answer: Go to the Dog Daily Calorie Calculator Page. There are two different calculators to choose from. The first is based on a book by the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, the other is based on research by the Waltham Centre for Pet Nutrition. Type in your dog's weight then choose the results that best matches your pet's activity level. Next, enter that value as the kcal/day on this calculator.
Question: How do I determine how many kcal per cup is in my dog food?
Answer: This may require a little sleuthing on your part. If the information is not on the package, either call the manufacturer or visit their web site. For example, Purina Dog Chow does not list the kcal/cup on the package or web site but you can obtain this information from their toll free number. Next, enter that value into the calculator. Here is a brief list of dog foods with kcal/cup values.
|Hill's Science Diet: Nature's Best With Real Beef Adult Dog||367|
|Nature's Recipe: Adult Maintenance Lamb Meal & Rice||300|
|Nutro Max Adult Dog Food||380|
|Pedigree Complete Nutrition: Small or Large Crunchy Bites||290|
|Pro Plan: Large Breed Chicken & Rice Formula For Adult Dogs||397|
|Pro Plan: Small Breed Chicken & Rice Formula For Adult Dogs||460|
|Purina Dog Chow (Nutritional Excellence Formula)||433|
|Purina Fit & Trim||320|
- Iams Chunks
- 381 kcal/cup
- 47.6 kcal/oz
- 1.61 kcal/ml
- Purina Dog Chow (Nutritional Excellence Formula)
- 433 kcal/cup
- 54.1 kcal/oz
- 1.83 kcal/ml
- Nutro Max Adult Dog Food
- 380 kcal/cup
- 47.5 kcal/oz
- 1.606 kcal/ml
- Formulas used
- 1oz = 29.57353 ml
- 1cup = 236.59 ml