Breed

German Longhaired Pointer


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

Demeanor
friendly

Choosing the Best Dog Food for an Overweight German Longhaired Pointer

In order to understand the caloric needs of German Long-haired Pointer Dogs it might be useful for you to look at their evolution to make sure you are providing them with the right dog food especially if your German Long-haired Pointer Dog is overweight. The diet of German Long-haired Pointer Dogs have changed over time because they no longer have to hunt for their food in order to survive they are actually reliant on their owners to feed them a good high quality dog food with proper proportions to keep them from becoming overweight.


Breed

German Longhaired Pointer


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

German Long-haired Pointer Dogs originated in Germany in the 1870's where the summers are warm and the winters are cold. German Long-haired Pointer Dogs were used as gun dogs by hunters. In the beginning, Hunters used German Long-haired Pointer Dogs to search, track, point and retrieve game. German Long-haired Pointer Dogs have the unique ability to switch from being a calm house pet to being a passionate and fiery hunter. German Long-haired Pointer Dogs are eager to please so when it comes to training them it is easy. German Long-haired Pointer Dogs are medium to large in size with a muscular and athletic build to them and because they move with great speed it made them excellent gun dogs among humans.


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

Since, German Long-haired Pointer Dogs originated in the late 1800's they probably ate whatever prey they were able to hunt at the time and what was given to them by their owners such as; table scraps in order to survive. Making sure they ate back then was not a priority for their owners. Today, German Long-haired Pointer Dogs are known to make excellent family companions but, they need to be in households of avid bird hunters. German Long-haired Pointer Dogs are prone to separation anxiety. German Long-haired Pointer Dogs are one of the oldest of the continental pointer breeds today. German Long-haired Pointer Dogs are high energy dogs. They have a tremendous hunting drive. They require a lot of attention and exercise daily. German Long-haired Pointer Dogs may not have to search out food as often as they did in the past because, now their owners are able to feed them a high quality dog food daily to keep them active and healthy. German Long-haired Pointer Dogs may not need the same amount of food as they once did when they were used as gun dogs. Now that they are family pets their owners can provide them the proper nutrition they need daily with dog food.


Spot & Tango is devoted to offering your German Longhaired Pointer the greatest quality dog food to promote a healthy weight. Spot & Tango utilizes just locally sourced USDA approved beef, lamb and turkey in their dog foods. By using 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 proteins that develop and repair cartilage and tendons which can aid in easing pain related to the muscle strain brought on by excessive weight. Feeding your overweight German Longhaired Pointer 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 recipes include leafy greens and fruits that are known to help reduce pain and strengthen the heart of an obese German Longhaired Pointer.


Spot and Tango are a family owned and operated business, and it’s our goal to pass our family values on by providing each and every dog with a balanced diet. We aim to do this with the help of nutritional and medical experts to provide complete canine nutrition and promote healthy living. We use only whole, fresh ingredients that are fit for human consumption, including 100% real meat to sate your dog’s craving for protein. We stay away from cheap filler ingredients that can create excess weight or prevent weight loss. On top of a protein rich foundation, we use a selection of fruits, vegetables, and grains to provide calcium, vitamin C, fiber, and more to take of your dog’s every needs. Each dog’s specific needs are unique, however, and so we employ a proprietary questionnaire in order to pinpoint those needs. We analyze factors such as breed, size, weight, and age in order to cater to your unique canine companion. From this family of dog lovers to yours, we want nothing more than to give man’s best friends the dog food they deserve, and we’ll send it right to your door in eco-friendly packaging.