Breed

Chihuahua


AKC Grouping
Toy Group
Temperament
  • charming
  • graceful
  • sassy

Demeanor
alert and responsive

Choosing the Best High-Protein Chihuahua Dog Food

In regard to weight, the Chihuahua is a very small dog generally weighing not exceeding 6 pounds. The Chihuahua is also considered a very small dog in regard to height, with an average height of 5-8 inches. If you're trying to figure out the optimal dog food for your Chihuahua, you should definitely consider the option of a high-protein dog food like those available from Spot & Tango. The Chihuahua is an AKC Registered breed in the 'Toy Group' with roots originating back to Mexico. The sassy, charming and graceful Chihuahua with an alert and responsive demeanor, generally does particularly well on a high-protein dog food. This is thanks, in part to, its very small size combined with its moderately active energy levels.


Breed

Chihuahua


AKC Grouping
Toy Group
Temperment
  • charming
  • graceful
  • sassy
Demeanor
alert and responsive

The perfect dog for the millions of people that live in the city, the American Kennel Club's 'Toy Group' make up breeds like the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, the Chinese Crested and of course the Chihuahua. But does a dog of such small size truly need a high-protein dog food? Yes, we believe small dogs like those in the AKC's Toy group, including the Chihuahua, can benefit from a high-protein diet. For example, take the Chihuahua small frame of 5-8 inches and weight of only not exceeding 6 pounds. If put on a diet that's full of fillers versus lean proteins, the Chihuahua could easily become obese or, due to lack of nutrient dense high-protein, become a shadow of their typically charming, sassy, graceful self!


Energy
active
Grooming
only an occasional bath and brushing
Training
often independent
Shedding
occassionally

The Chihuahua is considered a moderately active dog and thus your Chihuahua 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 a moderately active Chihuahua. Furthermore, the calories in high-protein dog food are more efficiently used by a moderately active dog like the Chihuahua. 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 Chihuahua is low in carbohydrates which are a non-essential component of a healthy diet for most dogs, but especially true for a moderately active Chihuahua.


The Chihuahua is a very small, very small dog weighing in at over 6 pounds. Dogs of this size could benefit from a well-rounded diet that have all the necessary nutrients for their very small frame. While a high-protein dog food is important for very small 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 Chihuahua 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 very small dog such as the Chihuahua.


Spot & Tango offers several high-protein meat options for your Chihuahua 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 a Chihuahua. 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 Chihuahua, Spot & Tango could be the solution.