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Choosing the Best Dog Food for an Overweight Norrbottenspets
This spitz hunting breed requires a special blend of dog food delivered in controlled portions to maintain optimal weight and health. Today's Norrbottenspets may well receive less exercise than their ancestors and need fewer calories each day to avoid gaining excess weight.
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The History of Norrbottenspetses and Obesity
Originating in the frigid climate of Norrbotten, Sweden, the Norrbottenspet was a cherished hunting dog. Documented as early as the 18th century, the popularity of the Norrbottenspets spread from Sweden to Finland. Given the ravages of WWl and WWll, by the early 1950s the Norrbottenspet was nearly extinct. Dedicated breeders undertook the task of resurrecting the breed. The Norrbottenspets is a unique hunting breed in that it using both sight and smell to locate prey. The prey is then cornered with a bellowing bark released over 100 times per minute. Grouse, fox, marten and raccoon are all targets of the Norrbottenspets. This breed will also occasionally go after prey as large as moose and grizzly bear.
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Overweight/Obese Norrbottenspetses in Modern Times
Historically, the Norrbottenspets survived on a diet of hunting spoils and barn vermin. Today, the Norrbottenspets breeding is highly controlled in Sweden to maintain the integrity of the breed. This fearless breed weighs in at a mere 20 pounds and stands only 18 inches high. Extremely agile and able to traverse rough terrains, the Norrbottenspets is a fierce and tireless hunter. Today the Norrbottenspets is enjoyed by families across the United States, Canada and Europe. As a beloved family member today, the Norrbottenspets typically does not have to hunt much past the family kitchen to find a fully prepared meal. Given their reduced activity level, the Norrbottenspets requires fewer calories today to maintain a healthy weight and playful disposition.
The Best Dog Food for an Overweight Norrbottenspets
Spot & Tango is committed to offering your Norrbottenspets the highest quality dog food to promote a healthy weight. Spot & Tango uses just 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 top quality meats included in Spot & Tango's dog food are rich in the proteins that develop and repair cartilage and tendons which can help reduce pain associated with muscle strain brought on by extreme weight. Feeding your overweight Norrbottenspets Spot & Tango dog food rich in gluten-free quinoa, millet, and brown rice can help to improve their energy and support their digestive system aiding in their weight management. Spot & Tango's recipes include leafy greens and fruits that are known to help reduce pain and for strengthening the heart of an overweight Norrbottenspets.
Choose Spot & Tango for Overweight Norrbottenspets Dog Food
Providing the right dog food for your overweight Norrbottenspets is crucial to its health and longevity. Spot & Tango has teamed up with the American Association of Feed and Control Officials (AAFCO), veterinarians, and pet nutritionists to develop the very best nutritionally balanced dog food for your overweight Norrbottenspets. All of our recipes are small-batch cooked in our USDA-approved kitchen in New York to ensure the highest quality meals using only human-grade ingredients. All of our meals are individually packaged and shipped directly to your door in just a few short days for optimal freshness. When you take our online quiz, we will create a specialized meal plan for your Norrbottenspets based on its activity level, physical characteristics, and, of course, weight. When your dog is overweight, it can limit the activities they can engage in and lead to serious medical concerns down the road. By choosing dog food for your overweight Norrbottenspets from Spot & Tango, you are making an investment in your dog's longevity and quality of life.