Breed

Australian Kelpie


AKC Grouping
Foundation Stock Service
Temperament
  • loyal
  • alert
  • intelligent

Demeanor
alert and responsive

Choosing the Best High-Protein Australian Kelpie Dog Food

Is a high-protein dog food right for your Australian Kelpie? You're not alone in this curiosity. In fact, it's small to average size and medium-tall height with grooming needs that are typically noted as 'a weekly good brushing' and a demeanor often described as alert and responsive yields the Australian Kelpie with around 30000 U. S. Google searches per month. Sure, some of these searchers are looking for cute photos or grooming help but a higher number than you'd expect are looking for the same thing you are. . . the right dog food for their Australian Kelpie. In short, the answer is 'yes'. Yes, a high-protein dog food is great for your Australian Kelpie. But to find out why we need to look at a few other factors.


Breed

Australian Kelpie


AKC Grouping
Foundation Stock Service
Temperment
  • loyal
  • alert
  • intelligent
Demeanor
alert and responsive

The AKC's Foundation Stock Service is an option for purebred breeds to continue to develop while providing them with the security of a reliable and reputable way to maintain their records. While most Foundation Stock Service Breeds are approved to compete in AKC Companion Events, they are not eligible for AKC registration. So, unlike other AKC groupings like the Terrier Group or Working Group and even the Non-Sporting Group where one can gain further insight from the grouping the dog breed may be in, the AKC Foundation Stock Service gives us little insight. Thus, we must turn to other facts we know about the Australian Kelpie to determine if a high-protein dog food is right for the Australian Kelpie. For example, we know that an Australian Kelpie is usually energetic and has an alert and responsive demeanor. More importantly, we know that the loyal, alert, intelligent Australian Kelpie is usually energetic In regard to energy levels. Thus, the Australian Kelpie needs proper diet and exercise to keep it closer to the 31 pounds side of their recommended 31-46 pounds weight. A high-protein dog food for the Australian Kelpie would be an optimal choice!


Energy
energetic
Grooming
a weekly good brushing
Training
wanting to learn
Shedding
seasonally

The Australian Kelpie is considered an energetic dog and thus your Australian Kelpie could benefit from a high-protein dog food due to that simple fact alone. A dog food rich in high-protein helps to build muscle and support the energy levels of an energetic Australian Kelpie. Furthermore, the calories in high-protein dog food are more efficiently used by an energetic dog like the Australian Kelpie. In fact, dogs that don't receive enough protein can actually experience muscle loss and see a noticeable drop in energy levels. Lastly, a high-protein dog food that's optimal for the Australian Kelpie is low in carbohydrates which are a non-essential component of a healthy diet for most dogs, but especially true for an energetic Australian Kelpie.


The Australian Kelpie is a small to average, medium-tall dog weighing in at over 31 pounds. Dogs of this size could benefit from a well-rounded diet that have all the necessary nutrients for their small to average frame. While a high-protein dog food is important for small to average breeds due to the calorie efficiency in a high-protein diet, most important is the proper percentages and sources of those proteins and that essential nutrients are included in the diet. When you select a high-protein dog food for your Australian Kelpie at Spot & Tango, you can be assured that we have properly balanced a properly sourced, high-protein dog food while also including other essential nutrients needed for a small to average dog such as the Australian Kelpie.


Spot & Tango offers several high-protein meat options for your Australian Kelpie including a Turkey & Red Quinoa, Beef & Millet, and Lamb & Brown Rice option. All our recipes have an appropriate blend of spinach, carrots, peas, various fruits, eggs, parsley, apple cider vinegar, safflower oil, vegetable stock and an all-natural blend of vitamins & minerals to ensure meals are nutritionally balanced while still creating a high-protein dog food for an Australian Kelpie. 100% of the ingredients in our recipes are approved for human consumption (because dogs deserve to have the same quality food that we eat) and use USDA Certified meats. We never use preservatives, growth hormones or artificial additives. Our vegetables are an excellent source of fiber and vitamins our eggs help increase protein levels while also containing essential calcium and amino acids to support strong bones, build muscles and repair tissue. If you want a high-protein dog food for your Australian Kelpie, Spot & Tango could be the solution.