What ratio of wet to dry food should I feed my dog? Oct 15, 2018

What ratio of wet to dry food should I feed my dog?

Original Question: Blue my dog eats Blue Wilderness Beef and Chicken Grill. I would like to mix the Blue Wilderness kibble with his wet food. What ratio of wet to dry should I use? We walk every day and do a little playing with balls and Frisbees. Thanks. - Jon

Hi Jon,

When mixing canned and dry food, you have to always reduce the amount of the previously fed (in this case the dry) in order to not provide more calories than they need. There are no set ratios or amounts of wet to dry food. It would be best to ask your veterinarian or veterinary technicians to assess the body condition score of Blue and help you determine a calorie amount he needs per day. Bring the foods with you so they can do the appropriate calculations. Many veterinary clinics may do this at no cost to you. For more information about this topic I encourage you to watch our video, “What Kind of Food Should I Feed My Cat or Dog?

All the best,

Dr. Ryan Llera

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When mixing canned and dry food, you have to always reduce the amount of the previously fed (in this case the dry) in order to not provide more calories than they need. There are no set ratios or amounts of wet to dry food. It would be best to ask your veterinarian or veterinary technicians to assess the body condition score of Blue and help you determine a calorie amount he needs per day.
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