An adult dog needs an optimal diet that will give him the proper functioning of all major systems and organs. Adequate nutrition is also a dog disease prevention in the elderly.
Nutritional requirements of an adult dog
To the dog was healthy, we must remember the basic food needs. The diet of an adult dog may vary due to life style, size or race.
Every dog needs a source of proteins, which are responsible for the construction of the body of carbohydrates, which provide energy, fat corresponding to the normal condition of skin and hair, vitamins and minerals, fillers, which support the work of the digestive system and the water needed for body processes.
It should also be remembered that the dog should eat a meal twice a day: after a morning walk and rest after him, and in the evening. It is also important amount of administered food, and depends on the dog's metabolism, lifestyle and temperament, for example. Active dogs need to eat high-calorie food.
Food for adult dogs
There are many products for feeding adult dogs. They have a variety of flavors to: the chicken from the lamb and beef with a variety of vegetable toppings. For producers of food for adult dogs include, among others Hill's, Pedigree, Bozita, Rinti, Cesar, Chappi and many others.
Noteworthy especially food from Hill's. Science Plan Canine Adult / Maintenance is a wholesome food for moderately active dogs at a mature age. It has protein, calcium, phosphorus and sodium, of omega-3 and omega-6, antioxidants, vitamins A, D, E, and crude fiber improving the functioning of the digestive system. Karma is available in three flavors: chicken, beef and turkey, where their content in the feed is 11%.
Science Plan Canine Adult Light, in turn, is designed for adult dogs with lower energy requirements, castrated / sterilized or prone to overweight and obesity. Karma is characterized by a reduced fat, increased amount of fiber, which gives a feeling of satiety and fatty acids, which will ensure healthy skin and coat our dog. The diet also includes L-carnitine, which is responsible for converting fat into energy and antioxidants, which are designed to support the immune system.
Diet dog should be structured so as to ensure the correct functioning of the whole body. It should contain nutrients and minerals responsible for healthy teeth, bones and dog hair, as well as the proper functioning of the digestive, urinary and circulatory systems. Proper diet is also the preventive action, to prevent the occurrence of various diseases in the older animal.