How Long Should Dogs Eat Puppy Food?

When should you switch your puppy to dog food?

If your puppy is a large or giant breed:

You should switch to an adult dog food when your puppy is anywhere from 18 months to 24 months old. Large or giant breed puppies take a little longer to reach maturity, and many of them are still growing until they turn two years old.

Can a Puppy eat adult dog food?

Puppies and adult dogs have different nutritional needs, and as a result, it’s important to feed your puppy a complete and balanced food formulated for his life stage. When can puppies start eating dog food? Generally, puppies begin to transition to adult food when they have reached maturity for their breed size.

How long should a boxer eat puppy food?

When you are ready to take your Boxer pup home, ask the breeder or shelter what they were feeding your pooch. We suggest sticking with this food for at least two weeks while your puppy gets accustomed to his new home and environment.

How long should Labradoodles eat puppy food?

Here’s how long you can expect to feed your dog puppy food based on his breed size: Toy and small breed dogs weighing less than 30 pounds may reach full maturity between 9 and 12 months of age. Dogs weighing between 30 and 80 pounds, or medium breeds, take 12 to 16 months to fully mature.