When Should You Stop Feeding Your Dog Puppy Food?

Answer: In general most, most dogs mature into adults at about one year of age.

Large and giant breeds puppies initially grow more slowly and are considered adults by 18-24 months of age.

Wean your puppy gradually over a period of two to three weeks onto her new diet.

When should you switch your puppy to dog food?

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.

When can a puppy eat adult food?

9 to 12 months

Is it OK to give a puppy regular dog food?

As you can see, it is important to give your puppy a food that is designed for her needs, but it’s also OK to offer your dog a meal or two of adult dog food if you are in a bind. Although any new food can upset her tummy, a small amount of adult food shouldn’t make her sick.

At what age is a dog no longer a puppy?

In general, puppies become adult dogs between one and two years of age. But it’s not like they wake up the morning of their first birthday and are suddenly grown-up dogs! In fact, puppy maturation is a process, and it varies from dog to dog depending on size, breed, socialization, and more.