Selecting ingredients that are similar to what the breed ate in their country of origin may lead to better compatibility based on genetics. The following table is an example of this feeding method. Other considerations regarding current food allergens would need to be taken into account.

Feeding for a Breed Type

  • Welsh Corgi: Welsh Highlands
  • Cabbage, potato, oats carrots, beef, rabbit, fish
  • Beagle: England
  • Beets, potato, lamb, rabbit, poultry
  • Chihuahua: Mexico
  • Mango, avocado, poultry, rice
  • Keeshond: Holland
  • Fish, poultry, dairy, rice, beets
  • Shiba Inu: Japan
  • Sweet potato, green vegetables, cabbage, rice, poultry, lamb, fish
  • Malamute: Alaska
  • Saltwater and freshwater fish, poultry, lamb, rice
  • Lhasa Apso: Himalayas
  • Lamb, goat, poultry, fish, rice
  • Basset Hound: France
  • Venison, rabbit, poultry, lamb, beets
  • Greyhound: Egypt
  • Poultry, lamb, dried fruits (dates, figs), nuts (almonds), barley, rice
  • Labrador Retriever: England
  • Fish, poultry, lamb, dairy, olive oil, green vegetables
  • Weimaraner: Germany
  • Pork, poultry, beef, lamb, potato, cabbage, alfalfa, barley
  • St. Bernard: Switzerland
  • Dairy, lamb, poultry, roots, green vegetables