Breed

Portuguese Podengo


AKC Grouping
Miscellaneous Class
Temperament
  • independent
  • alert
  • intelligent

Demeanor
somewhat reserved

Choosing the Best High-Protein Portuguese Podengo Dog Food

The Portuguese Podengo originates from Portugal. It's large weight and tall height with grooming needs that are typically noted as 'a weekly good brushing' and a demeanor often described as somewhat reserved yields the Portuguese Podengo with around 7900 U. S. Google searches per month. Most of these searches though aren't just to look at cute pictures but to also discover the best dietary options for the Portuguese Podengo. So, you're not alone in this curiosity. Is a high-protein dog food right for your Portuguese Podengo? In short, yes a high-protein dog food is a great choice for the Portuguese Podengo. But to find out why, we need to look at a few other factors.


Breed

Portuguese Podengo


AKC Grouping
Miscellaneous Class
Temperment
  • independent
  • alert
  • intelligent
Demeanor
somewhat reserved

The AKC's Miscellaneous Class is just that. . . miscellaneous dog breeds that are moving towards a more refined classification. 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 Miscellaneous Class gives us little insight. Thus, we must turn to other facts we know about the Portuguese Podengo to determine if a high-protein dog food is right for the Portuguese Podengo. For example, we know that a Portuguese Podengo is usually energetic and has a somewhat reserved demeanor. More importantly, we know that the independent, alert, intelligent Portuguese Podengo is usually energetic when it comes to energy. Thus, the Portuguese Podengo needs proper diet and exercise to keep it closer to the 44 pounds side of their recommended 44-66 pounds (large) 35-44 pounds (medium) weight. A high-protein dog food for the Portuguese Podengo would be an optimal choice!


Energy
energetic
Grooming
a weekly good brushing
Training
willing to follow
Shedding
regularly

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


The Portuguese Podengo is a large, tall dog weighing in at over 44 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 Portuguese Podengo 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 Portuguese Podengo.


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