nutrition for dogs

Homemade Dog Food Nutrition?

I am interested in making homemade dog food for my 3 year old chihuahua and my 12 week old malchi. I have found a few recipes, but I need more information on what nutritional guide to go by. Like how much meat and which vegetables and fruits to use and how much. I am not interested in the raw food diet since they include bones and being that my dogs are little and one is so young. Also with the raw diets, I hear there is risk of e. coli. I definitely want to cook mine. Also which vitamins or supplements are the best to add? Thank you!

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Dog Nutrition – High Proteins?

Does anyone know the nutritional requirements for a medium to large breed puppy and adult?
I am buying puppy food just now and am looking at 2 dry food brands (I am not going to mention names).
No. 1 – has 70% meat products with 42% protein and 16% fat.
No. 2 – has 32% meat products with 24% protein and 12% oil.
Both have only natural ingredients and no additives and claim to be 100% digestible and use high quality ingredients. Both are also of similar price.
What one should I go for?

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President’s Choice Nutrition 1st Premium Dog Food? Is It Good?

I saw it today at Zhers. I’m trying out different dog foods for Nitrous (my dog).
The first three ingredients are Chicken, Chicken Meal and Brown Rice.

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Proper Dog Nutrition??

My dog eats bits of things off of the floor and I think it’s because she’s not getting the proper nutrition. She used to eat Purina Beneful Original but I switched her to Purina Beneful Healthy Harvest a few weeks ago and her behavior is still the same. Please help, I don’t want her to ingest something harmful and end up paying $2,500 I don’t have for the removal surgery.

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