Softer Kibble For Older Dogs

Purina Beneful Simple Goodness Dry Dog Food

Main ingredients: Chicken, malted barley extract, soy flour, soy grits, water
Protein content: 18%
Fat content: 7%
Calories: 353 per cup

The Purina Beneful Simple Goodness Dry Dog Food is made with tender morsels to give your dog an enticing texture. Farm-raised chicken is combined with peas and carrots for protein, vitamins, and minerals.

The food is packed in convenient pouches to keep it fresh and soft. Dogs can eat this as a completely balanced meal or mixed in with kibble to make it more palatable.

Some small dogs may find that the pieces of food are too big or hard to chew. For very small dogs, the pieces may have to be broken by hand before serving. This food can also be broken into small pieces to make it easier for dogs with missing teeth. Pros

  • Enticing texture
  • Nutritionally complete
  • Packed in pouches for freshness
  • Cons

  • Small dogs may have difficulty chewing the pieces
  • See also: 10 Best Purina Dog Foods

    Purina Moist and Meaty Formula

    Purina Moist and Meaty Steak Flavor Dog Food are produced by the American Nestle Purina PetCare Company. The USA is known for its wide range of pet food and products. The soft, substantial nuggets of the moist and meaty dog food are viewed as of the best quality. It is preferred by the dogs as they like these tender meat chunks made from real beef and matching texture.

    It is also very nutritious with the goodness of beef and other valuable minerals and vitamins making it a complete diet for the dogs. Their nutritional value is according to the standards established by the AAFCO dog food nutrient profiles for providing a balanced intake to an active adult dog. The individual pouch packaging of the food makes it more convenient to serve without the mess and to even measure it as per the requirements.

    The quantity of the food given to the dog can be adjusted as per the activities and health of the adult dog. If the dog was provided with other types of food, then a gradual transition into this new food with an increasing amount is recommended.


  • Unbeatable palatability
  • Extremely nutritious
  • Chunks of tender meat
  • Cons

  • A little pricey
  • No fish recipe available
  • Bil-Jac Picky No More Small Breed Dry Dog Food

    Main ingredients: Chicken, chicken by-products, corn meal, chicken by-product meal, dried beet pulp
    Protein content: 26%
    Fat content: 15%
    Calories: 397 per cup

    Farm-raised chicken and chicken liver are combined in Bil-Jac Picky No More Small Breed Dry Dog Food. This food is nutritionally balanced and includes omega fatty acids to nourish the skin. This food has been made in the U.S. since 1947 and doesn’t have any fillers, wheat, or soy.

    Bil-Jac uses a Nutri-Lock cooking method that enables it to use more fresh chicken in every package without exposing it to high temperatures and high pressure. The texture of the food is soft and spongy. This is suitable for all small breed adult dogs and good for those with missing teeth or dental problems. Pros

  • Made with a Nutri-Lock cooking method
  • Soft texture for dogs with teeth issues
  • Omega fatty acids for skin and coat health
  • Cons

  • Some picky eaters don’t like the taste
  • Food can harden and clump together over time
  • FAQ

    Do dogs need softer food as they get older?

    As your dog gets older, their teeth may become more sensitive, which can make chewing kibble more difficult and even uncomfortable. Switching to a soft food can help to alleviate your pet’s oral discomfort when eating.

    How do I make senior dog food softer?

    Mixing canned food with dry kibble is one of the easiest ways to soften your dog’s food. Canned food is higher in water content and lower in nutritional value, which is important to keep in mind when choosing this option.

    How can I make my dog’s dry food soft?

    Senior dogs, puppies, and dogs with dental issues may benefit from soft dry dog food because it’s easier to chew than just hard kibble. If you prefer not to feed your dog canned food, soft dry dog food is a good option.