Bird Dog Chat is here to give you our Top 7 Bird Dog Food Recommendations for your gun dogs!

One of the most common questions for a new bird dog owner is asking for what brand and type of dog food others’ use for their own dogs.

With all the latest health issues facing our dogs such as allergies, pouring the ideal food into your dog’s bowls is the first priority.

Speaking directly from our experience of a dog with allergies, we’ll dive right into our first of 11 bird dog food recommendations.

Rachael Ray Nutrish Just 6 Natural Lamb Meal & Brown Rice

Rachael Ray Nutrish Just 6
Rachael Ray Nutrish Just 6 was recommended to us for our dog with food allergies

Lamb meal is the number one ingredient, followed by five other wholesome goodies. Of course, Just 6 doesn’t contain any corn, wheat, soy or gluten ingredients. And there’s never any poultry by-product meal, artificial flavors, colors or artificial preservatives. Nothing but good, wholesome food here!Key Benefits

  • Lamb meal is the number one ingredient in this limited ingredient recipe dog food, to start the meal with healthful protein.
  • Made without common allergens like corn, wheat, or soy, so it’s great for pets with sensitivities to those ingredients.
  • There’s no poultry by-product meal, fillers, added artificial colors, flavors or preservatives so you know your feeding your pet the best.
  • Natural dog food is made with added vitamins & minerals.
  • Safely the USA cooked with the world’s best ingredients.

Purina Pro Plan Sport

Awaken the greatness within your pal with the nutrition of the Purina Pro Plan Sport All Life Stages Performance 30/20 Formula Dry Dog Food. The formula is finely-tuned to promote strength and endurance with 30% protein to build muscle from real chicken as the first ingredient, and 20% fat for energy. Enhanced with essential amino acids, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, plus glucosamine for healthy joints and mobility, it provides a complete and balanced diet for dogs of all ages and activity levels, including working dogs or canine athletes. The recipe is specially formulated to optimize oxygen metabolism to support endurance during exercise and has DHA and EPA omega-3 and 6 fatty acids for a dose of goodness in every bite. Plus, it’s proudly made in the USA with no added artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives. Key Benefits

  • Promotes strength and endurance with high-protein real chicken as the first ingredient to support lean muscle.
  • Formulated to optimize oxygen metabolism to support endurance during exercise with 30% protein and 20% fat.
  • Enhanced with amino acids, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, omega-3, and 6 fatty acids plus glucosamine for healthy joints and maximum mobility.
  • Great for dogs of all ages and activity levels, including working dogs, canine athletes, or dogs that just love to play hard.
  • Proudly made in the USA with no wheat, soy, or added artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives.

VICTOR Hi-Pro Plus

Give your pup a meal to be proud of with VICTOR Classic Hi-Pro Plus Dry Dog Food. This nutrient-dense formula is made with premium-quality beef, chicken, fish, and pork meals and is ideal for all life stages, including growing puppies and pregnant and lactating females. It also provides sustained energy for high-performance dogs. Made from gluten-free grains, Victor Classic Hi-Pro Plus Dry Dog Food is a complete and balanced diet for your furry friend.Key Benefits

  • Composed of 88% meat protein with premium-quality beef, chicken and pork meals.
  • Ideal for sporting pups and those with high physical demands.
  • Nutrient-dense recipe for all life stages, including growing puppies and pregnant and lactating females.
  • Fortified with vitamins, minerals, essential fatty acids, protein, and amino acids.
  • Formulated with ingredients to promote healthy immune and digestive systems.

Hill’s Science Diet Puppy

Hill's Science Diet Puppy Large Breed Dry Dog Food provides your pup with precise nutrition for a healthy lifestyle

Hill’s Science Diet Puppy Large Breed Dry Dog Food provides your pup with precise nutrition for a healthy lifestyle. Made with wholesome ingredients such as savory chicken meal and oats, this nourishing recipe is balanced to meet your pet’s needs and control bone growth. Manufactured in the United States, every ingredient meets strict requirements for purity and nutrient content which exceed industry standards. Formulated for puppies up to 1 year of age who will be over 55 lbs when they’re an adult, this Hill’s Science Diet provides your pooch with the nutrition he needs for a lifetime of health and happiness. Key Benefits

  • Controlled levels of calcium support optimal bone growth for your large breed puppy.
  • Glucosamine and chondroitin help support strong muscles and joint health.
  • Antioxidant and vitamin E and C blend work together to help support a healthy immune system.
  • Made from natural, high-quality ingredients without any artificial colors, flavors or preservatives.
  • Made in the USA, this is a complete and balanced diet recommended for puppies up to 1 year of age.

Hi-Standard Premium Performance 

This premium performance food was developed especially for high performance dogs.

This premium performance food was developed especially for high-performance dogs. This 26% protein, 18% fat, meat-based, the soy-free formula contains all of the nutrients your dog needs to achieve peak performance. High digestibility, high energy, and great taste make it ideal for dogs that work hard all day, every day. This complete and balanced, fully cooked food provides improved digestibility and increased energy.

Enriched with balanced Omega 6 & 3 Fatty Acids to ensure healthy skin and coat and glucosamine and chondroitin for healthy hips and joints. This feed is naturally preserved with mixed tocopherols for your dog’s well-being.

Eukanuba Performance Work & Endurance

Dogs who have high levels of exercise through working and field trials need more than everyday nutrition to maintain health and stay at peak performance.

Dogs who have high levels of exercise through working and field trials need more than everyday nutrition to maintain health and stay at peak performance.

Our highest levels* of protein (30%) to promote lean muscles and fat (20%) to promote sustained energy for peak performance (*for Adult Dog) Dogs who have high levels of exercise through working and field trials need more than everyday nutrition to maintain health and stay at peak performance. The same is true for dogs that are pregnant, in lactation or those that are underweight.

Purina Pro Plan Focus Puppy

Purina Pro Plan Focus Puppy

Big puppies grow into even bigger buddies, but they need the right nutrition to do it! Purina Pro Plan Focus Puppy Large Breed Formula Dry Dog Food gives them everything they need. Lean chicken to keep their bodies toned and trim, DHA-rich fish oil for brain and vision development. And enough complex carbs to keep the tail-waggin’ and puppy paws playin’ all day long. Key Benefits

  • High-quality protein for building strong muscle and just the right amount of complex carbohydrates from rice
  • Easily digestible formula with prebiotic fiber to maintain intestinal balance and to promote digestive health
  • Omega-6 fatty acids are included for healthy skin and a beautiful shiny coat
  • DHA improves cognitive development and added calcium strengthens teeth and bones throughout the aging process of your puppy
  • Proudly manufactured in Purina-owned U.S.A facilities and does not contain any added artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives

This rounds out the top 7 Bird Dog Food Recommendations.

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