Breed

English Foxhound


AKC Grouping
Hound Group
Temperament
  • affectionate
  • gentle
  • sociable

Demeanor
friendly

Choosing the Best Dog Food for an Overweight English Foxhound

Just like us humans, to help keep an English Foxhound from becoming overweight you must base their calorie intake on their weight and height. There is an abundant amount of dog food on the shelves now for English Foxhounds and if they do not receive good premium dog food then there is a big concern of obesity.


Breed

English Foxhound


AKC Grouping
Hound Group
Temperment
  • affectionate
  • gentle
  • sociable
Demeanor
friendly

The English Foxhound originates from England and thrives on temperate climates. Around the time of 1750 English Foxhounds were discovered for the strong sense of smell when trailing foxes and they could follow that scent for miles and miles, even if the scent became faint. In the mid 1700's humans discovered that English Foxhounds had a great sense of smell when it came to trailing foxes. English Foxhounds are a very active breed and are great hunting dogs. English Foxhounds are known to be loving and affectionate, especially towards children. The English Foxhound stands approximately 24 inches in height and their weight can vary between 60-75 pounds. They are active and easily trainable. The English Foxhound can store a large amount of proteins while on long hunts. Their diets consisted of beef and meat from a lean horse and foods rich in fiber like oats, potatoes and wheat.


Energy
energetic
Grooming
only an occasional bath and brushing
Training
willing to follow
Shedding
regularly

In the 1700 and 1800's English Foxhounds ate meats from a lean horse and beef as well as foods that were rich in fiber like wheat, oats and potatoes. Today they eat food like Purina dog chow. English Foxhounds are still known for trailing a foxhound today but also make great jogging companions and love to go on hikes with humans. English Foxhound's love to run and can run for hours. One interesting fact for those who suffer from allergies. English Foxhounds are a great dog to have because shedding is light and does not happen often. Our first President of the United States, George Washington owned an English Foxhound. In today's society English Foxhounds still remain very active dogs. They love to run and go on hikes and trails. In the past the owners of English Foxhounds fed them pretty healthy making sure they got a good amount of protein by lean meats and a good amount of fiber by eating carbohydrates like potatoes. Although English Foxhounds are still known to be very active dogs they still need to have a diet that consists of reasonable amounts of protein and fiber.


Spot & Tango is devoted to supplying your English Foxhound the greatest quality dog food to promote a healthy weight. Spot & Tango utilizes only locally sourced USDA approved beef, lamb and turkey in their dog foods. By utilizing just locally sourced meats Spot & Tango guarantees that their meats are antibiotic, preservative and hormone free. The premium meats contained in Spot & Tango's dog food are rich in the proteins that build and repair cartilage and tendons which can help in alleviating discomfort connected with the muscle pressure caused by extreme weight. Feeding your overweight English Foxhound Spot & Tango dog food, which contains gluten-free quinoa, millet, and brown rice, can help to improve their energy and support their gastrointestinal tract aiding in their weight management. Spot & Tango's dishes include leafy greens and fruits that are known to decrease pain and for strengthening the heart of an obese English Foxhound


Knowing how important it is for your beloved English Foxhound to enjoy a long and healthy life, it's critical to select quality, nutrient-dense dog food. This is especially true if your English Foxhound is overweight. Spot & Tango holds itself to the highest standards when developing recipes for dog food. To this end, they follow the recommendations outlined by the Association of American Feed Control Officials in dog food recipes for overweight English Foxhounds. Understanding the necessity of keen quality control, Spot & Tango cooks all dog food in USDA kitchen facilities using ingredients approved for humans. Spot & Tango believes that quantity is just as important as quality when selecting dog food for your overweight English Foxhound. As such, all meals are packaged in carefully measured individual portions and delivered straight to your door. Check out the questionnaire on Spot & Tango's website to determine the precise meal plan for your English Foxhound. Treat yourself and your beloved English Foxhound to the healthy benefits of Spot & Tango dog food delivered straight to your front door. How easy is that?