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Dog Food Calculator

Dog Food Calculator
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Dry Food Recommendations
Purina Dog Chow (Nutritional Excellence Formula)

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Iam's Chunks

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Nutro Max Adult Dog Food

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Calculate servings for any brand dog food

Any Brand Dog Food Calculator
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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.

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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.

Dog Food kcal/cup
Iams Chunks 381
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
Purina Beneful 322

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Published 2002