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We have a German Shepherd/Lab mix who's almost a year old and we're not sure when to start changing him over to adult food.
 

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most people will usually start changing their dog over from puppy food (if they feed puppy food that is) between 9 months and 15months old. Some people will even go so far as to wait until the dog is 2 years old before they switch them to adult food. it really depends on you as the owner and if you feel your dog would still benefit from puppy food for a little longer or if switching them to adult food would benefit more. But the general is 9 months to 15 months to make the switch.
 

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We have a German Shepherd/Lab mix who's almost a year old and we're not sure when to start changing him over to adult food.
Puppy food is a gimic. One company's puppy food is another company's active adult food. Believe it or not, the best puppy foods were 22/10 foods years ago.

Switch to an adult food with about 25% protein and 15% fat.
 

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We have a German Shepherd/Lab mix who's almost a year old and we're not sure when to start changing him over to adult food.
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some large breed puppy foods are indeed well designed for large breed pups. at this point, however, id suggest a food with 30%+ protein with a high percentage of that protein coming from animal ingredients.

many kibbles that are in the 25% protein range are unllikely to have much meat content.
 

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some large breed puppy foods are indeed well designed for large breed pups. at this point, however, id suggest a food with 30%+ protein with a high percentage of that protein coming from animal ingredients.

many kibbles that are in the 25% protein range are unllikely to have much meat content.
They have enough for a companion animal but I meant to say at least 25%. Fat from 15-20% should be fine.
 
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