Dogs have been considered to be man’s best friend for quite a while now. As a result of man and dogs spending a lot of time together dogs have become fond of our food. Bulldogs are one of the dog breeds that considered cute and popular among many people. When the bulldogs want something they have this cute look in their eyes that people find irresistible. Owning a dog means you have to take care of them properly. The first step of taking care of your bulldog properly is by ensuring that you are feeding it with the best food for a bulldog. Bulldogs tend to put on a few pounds hence appearing a bit plump even as puppies. Dog owners need a little assistance when it comes to selecting the best dog food for bulldogs since it is not an easy task. There are many dog food brands available in the market all claiming to have the best products for your dog.
Some of the most commonly used dog food brands are Taste of the Wild, Wellness CORE, Earthborn Holistic and Royal Canin. The main ingredients available in these dog food brands are Bison meal, peas, blueberries, salmon oil, flaxseed, deboned turkey, sweet potatoes, roasted bison, dried egg product, wheat, roasted venison, Brewers rice and dried chicory roots
Nutritional Values for the Best Dog Food for Bulldogs
The first step in selecting the best food for bulldogs understands the nutritional value of the various dog food brands available in the market. The nutritional requirements for your bulldog will be determined by their weight. The weight will in turn determine the calories that the bulldog needs to consume to stay healthy. The calories they consume should also be enough to accommodate the level of activity they indulge in. Therefore the main factors that influence the nutrition of your bulldog are the age, weight, level of activity and the size of your bulldog.
The average weight of an adult English bulldog is approximated to be around forty to fifty pounds which cannot be considered as fat. The dog is mainly made up of muscles. An inactive adult bulldog should be fed with about 1358 calories in their diet due to their body build. On the other hand the French bulldogs which are commonly referred to as “Frenchies” are a bit smaller in size as compared to the American or the English bulldogs. An adult French bulldog needs about 25 Kcal for every pound in their body weight. To help in the maintenance of a beautiful coat the omega -3 and 6 fatty acids should be administered.