Breed

German Longhaired Pointer


AKC Grouping
Foundation Stock Service
Temperament
  • versatile
  • calm
  • family-oriented

Demeanor
friendly

Choosing the Best High-Protein German Longhaired Pointer Dog Food

Is a high-protein dog food right for your German Longhaired Pointer? You're not alone in this curiosity. In fact, it's large size and tall height with grooming needs that are typically noted as 'only an occasional bath and brushing' and a demeanor often described as friendly yields the German Longhaired Pointer with around 2800 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 German Longhaired Pointer. In short, the answer is 'yes'. Yes, a high-protein dog food is great for your German Longhaired Pointer. But to find out why we need to look at a few other factors.


Breed

German Longhaired Pointer


AKC Grouping
Foundation Stock Service
Temperment
  • versatile
  • calm
  • family-oriented
Demeanor
friendly

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 German Longhaired Pointer to determine if a high-protein dog food is right for the German Longhaired Pointer. For example, we know that a German Longhaired Pointer is usually energetic and has a friendly demeanor. More importantly, we know that the versatile, calm, family-oriented German Longhaired Pointer is usually energetic In regard to energy levels. Thus, the German Longhaired Pointer needs proper diet and exercise to keep it closer to the 55 pounds side of their recommended 55-80 pounds weight. A high-protein dog food for the German Longhaired Pointer would be an optimal choice!


Energy
energetic
Grooming
only an occasional bath and brushing
Training
wanting to learn
Shedding
infrequently

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


The German Longhaired Pointer is a large, tall dog weighing in at over 55 pounds. Dogs of this size could benefit from a well-rounded diet that have all the necessary nutrients for their large frame. While a high-protein dog food is important for large breeds, most important is the proper percentages and sources of those proteins. When you select a high-protein dog food for your German Longhaired Pointer 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 large dog such as the German Longhaired Pointer.


Spot & Tango offers several high-protein meat options for your German Longhaired Pointer 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 German Longhaired Pointer. 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 German Longhaired Pointer, Spot & Tango could be the solution.