How much do your dogs eat daily?

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Em: 3-4c Wellness CORE unless she's looking thin, then it gets bumped to about 5c, raw when I have access to it
Copper: 1c Wellness CORE
Shadow: 1.25c Wellness CORE
Deke: 2-3c Wellness CORE, depending on his activity level
Bloo: 1.5-2c Wellness CORE, raw when I have access to it

What about your dogs?
 

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Ziva (6y, 23lbs): 1 scant cup
Kestrel (4y, 39lbs): 1.25 cup
Aeri (2.5y, 43lbs): 3 cups
Snipe (2y, 33lbs): 1 generous cup

All eat Fromm grainfree - right now they are eating chicken ala veg. All get two meals daily.
 
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Journey and Newton get 1.5 cups a day, Cricket gets a little less (around 1.25) of rotating brands of kibble. I believe they are on Blue Wilderness right now. They usually get a raw chicken neck or back (in place of a meal) once or twice a week.
 

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I like all of your thread topics, Julee!! :)

All of my dogs eat the same amount of whatever food they're on, typically. Only time it changes is by the season. Right now we have diamond, but we typically feed Earthborn Holistics. I just ran out of money this week. XD

Sir eats 4+ cups a day (however much more depends on his appetite- as much as he wants)
Frag eats 3 cups a day
Tug eats three cups a day
Recon eats 2.5 cups a day

I'm really surprised that Tug eats so much! Frag would eat less if I could make him think he wasn't hungry all the time. :p

And this is all in addition to whatever biscuits and training treats they get throughout the day. I no longer cut back meal portions for training unless it was very heavy treat training; agility/nosework/dock diving don't rely on treats much anymore, so they aren't filling up.
 
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All of mine eat Acana or Orijen and I rotate through the flavours.

Gage gets 5cups in the winter and 4 in the summer. Some days he gets a raw meal substituted as well.

Bristol gets .75cup all year.

Diesel gets 1 cup all year.

I am not a big treater, if I go through 2 boxes a year I'm lucky.
 

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Teagan is 16lbs and eats about 4-8 ounces of food per day, depending how much I take out for her and what we did during the day. Like how energetic she was during the day. She is the perfect body condition, so it seems to be working out for us
 
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Hudson gets as much as he will eat. He is not a real fan of 'food' so however much he'll eat I'm happy with. It is normally:

- canned food frozen in Kongs, hooves, bones, etc. However much I can fit in. These normally aren't a favorite, but he is locked in his crate all day so he can deal.
- a frozen 'soup bone' so it has a little meat, but mostly just something to chew on. Occasionally I'll toss a chicken or turkey neck in there or some turkey wings.
- whatever amount of dry kibble I can get into him. Normally it's about 1/4 - 1/2C of Fromm's Large Breed puppy. Occasionally I'll mix in some Wellness CORE or CANIDAE kibble.
 

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Jayson eats 1.5-2 cups of diamond naturals
Laika eata 2-3 cups of diamond naturals cause she's still growing but will be the same as jayson when she gets older. They have 2 meals a day.
 

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We skip around with food a lot because of Harlow's UTI issues. Right now, we are trying Earthborn Holistics, but I really like Acana Wild Prairie.

Harlow (63 lbs, 2 years old): 3 cups/day

Rider (45 lbs, 1.5-2.5 years old): 1.75 cups/day.. Sometimes skimpy if I'm training
 

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Mackenzy (37 lbs, 8 yrs old): 8 oz of raw
Keeva (23 lbs, 2 yrs old) 10-12 oz of raw
Blossom (50-52 lbs, 1 yrs old) 24 oz of raw
 
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Rumor 7yrs, 40lbs- 1cup/day
Zen 3yrs, 54lbs- 2 and a half cups/day
Gus 1yr (ish), 44lbs- 2cups/day

We are rotating through some food right now, but the main food is always Victor Grain Free. Rumor gets straight Victor, the other two get a half cup to a cup of whatever other food I'm rotating.
 

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Kaylee - 20oz/day of raw (5yrs old, 63ish lbs)
Jayne - 24oz/day of raw (3yrs old, 75 lbs)
Talla - 16oz/day of raw (1yr old, 28lbs)
Revy - 2 cups/day of kibble (3yrs old, 18lbs) **no, that is not a typo. Hooray EPI. :rolleyes:
 

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Keena (6 yr pit/Catahoula 42 lbs) eats just under 2c a day.
Rage (Plott 6 yr 53lb) probably closer to 5 c a day (sometimes she looks fat...)
Liz (Plott 9 yr 43lb) eats about 2c a day
Daisy (basset 13yr) eats roughly 2c a day

We rotate grain free kibbles & raw when we can. Sometimes they get a few spoonfuls of tripe or one of the merrick 96% cans.
 

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My dogs get fed twice a day.

They will not eat their kibble in the morning at all. So they get a treat to hold them over. They get fed around 2 pm and then again after we eat dinner.

Buster gets 2 cups a day and whatever Rudy & Dixie don't finish at the end of the day. So more like 2 and a half cups.
Rudy and Dixie get 1 and a half cups a day. They sometimes won't eat the first feeding because they are weird. :rolleyes:
 
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Marley (75 lbs 13 year old lab mix) - about 1.5 lbs raw

Ivy (130ish 4 year old dane) - about 2.5-3.5 lbs raw

Qcumber (130ish 17 months dane) about 3-4lbs raw
 

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Kobe is 90lb and eats 1.5 cups a day of Solid Gold Hund-n-Flocken.

Yes, yes, I know. It's crazy. He is free-fed, because every time I tried to feed him on a schedule, he actually ate LESS. /sigh

My anorexic little fullfytail.
 

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Bamm (7 years, 45lbs) 1/2 cup in AM and 1 cup in PM
Cricket (2 years, 33lbs) 1/2 cup in AM and 1 cup in PM
Joey (2 years, 40.5lbs) 1 cup in AM with 1/4 canned and 1 cup in PM with 1/4 canned. He is also currently getting 1/2 cup around lunch time.

My dogs are all on Natural Balance L.I.D Rabbit formula right now. Joey gets puppy food (Fromm Gold Puppy) mixed in with his food though because I'm trying to get a little bit more weight on him because he still feels really bony even though he looks fine. He's getting lunch because he throws up if he eats a lot of food so I've found that he does much better if I spread it out between three meals instead of two. The canned food varies. Sometimes it's Merrick, sometimes Natural Balance, Blue Buffalo, whatever looks good at the time.
 

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Trent is around 80 lbs, active for usually 3 hours a day, and eats 1.5 cups of Orijen Adult.

Glad to see he isn't the only dog his size eating so little. I was convinced that he was a freak of nature, but hey, whatever saves me money on food!! Especially with Orijen prices going up the way they do :p
 

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I don't... Exactly measure. :eek:.

Most mornings they get 1/4 cup of kibble. Summer gets 1/4th cup overflowing and mia gets a little under. Right now is acana regionals. I keep between 28-34% protein and grain free but we rotate and usually have a couple brands/flavors. Night time it depends. Some nights it's nothing or a little ground raw or it's ziwipeak used in the form of training kibble. Weekends we do raw/canned mostly. I like the kibble on work days because I can fill up Mia's tray ball that I can adjust to make it pretty hard for her. It will keep her occupied a good hour or so.

Mia definitely needs less than Summer even though Mia is way more active. It's odd.

Eta: Mia and summer are 7.6 and 8.1 lbs respectively. Mia looks much tinier but she's a lot broader built. Summer is really lanky. Mia gets fat easy though
 

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