A typical serving for an adult Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever is 2.5 to 3 cups of the high-quality dog food daily. Every dog despite its breed has a unique nutritional requirement which is determined by its age, size, build, health, level of activity and metabolism. So if you are not quite sure about what your dog needs, consult a veterinarian.
Typical daily calorie needs of adult Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever that weighs 40 pounds:
- Senior and less active: up to 986 calories daily
- Typical adults: 1,300 to 1109 calories daily
- Physically active/working dogs: 1233 calories daily, depending on activity level.
Make sure that you follow a feeding schedule. When feeding, don't forget to measure the servings according to its recommended calorie requirement. Overfeeding may cause the dog to become overweight which will create pressure on its joints. Feed only high-quality dog food that is rich in animal protein. So when you buy commercial dog food, check the labels.