How much should I feed my pitbull? What to Know

Adult Pitbull Feeding Chart (1 to 6 years)

Adult Pitbulls have high-energy levels, which means that they need an increased amount of high-quality protein in their diet.

At 12 to 18 months, Pitbull breeds are expected to reach their full-grown size, so it’s very crucial for them to receive the right amount of calories, animal protein, and fats.

However, owners should also keep in mind that too much protein can lead to obesity and kidney damage.

The feeding chart below shows the daily food consumption of your Pitbull pup:

Age Daily Food Quantity(Cups) Kilocalories(Per day) Protein Fats
1 – 6 years 2.5 – 3.67 610 – 1174 25% 5%

Following this chart, along with some dietary supplements and exercise, can help your Pitbull become more muscular. This also decreases the risk of developing fatal diseases when they reach old age.

Pitbull Puppy Feeding Chart (2 to 12 months)

After being dependent on their mother’s milk for the first two to three weeks, a Pitbull puppy gradually transitions to weaning.

Pitbull puppies typically show a sudden spurt in growth four weeks after whelping. At this stage, they should consume puppy food with higher calorie and fat content to help them develop into healthy adults.

To know the feeding requirement of your Pitbull puppy, refer to the feeding chart below:

Age Daily Food Quantity(Cups) Kilocalories(Per day) Protein Fats
2 – 3 months 0.5 – 0.75 140 – 280 22.5% 8%
4 – 5 months 0.75 – 1.25 360 – 610 22.5% 8%
6 – 9 months 0.67 – 1.33 440 – 880 22.5% 8%
10 – 12 months 1.25 – 1.5 540 – 940 22.5% 8%

Following this recommendation, you can ensure that your Pitbull pup will develop its muscles and bones accordingly. High protein will also give them heaps of energy for daily physical activities.

How much dog food should a 50 pound dog eat?

2 2/3 cups per day if they weigh 50 pounds.

How To Feed Your Pitbull For Muscle ‼️⚠️

Happy Pitbull Puppy Waiting for FoodWhether you are the proud owner of a Staffordshire Bull Terrier, an American Staffordshire Terrier, or an American Pit Bull Terrier, there is no doubt that you love your “Pit bull” with all of your heart. In order to ensure your canine companion lives a long and healthy life, you have to feed him a healthy and well-balanced diet that meets his specific dietary needs.