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Feeding Guidelines

How much to feed

The following feeding guides apply to feeding Simply Pets Raw Food as a complete food, without adding other unhealthy foods to it.  Portions are based on average portion sizes; however, your pet’s requirements might vary, depending on metabolism, body type, breed, amount of exercise and age. 

Bear in mind that Simply Pets Raw Foods are made from the highest quality ingredients and supplements, making the food “nutritionally dense”.  It is therefore quite common for portion sizes to be far smaller than what you are used to feeding in pelleted form. 

*We recommend the addition of raw meaty bones as part of the total Simply Pets Raw Food Diet.

 

Feeding Guidelines for Adult Dogs & Cats

Simply Pets Raw Dog Food Feeding GuideDOGS
Breed Size
Normal Activity
Weight Control

  Toy 5kg

  50 – 150g/day

  35 – 115g/day

  Small 5 – 10kg

  150 – 300

  115 – 225

  Medium 10 – 25kg

  300 – 625

  225 – 470

  Large 25 – 50kg

  625 – 1250

  470 – 950

  Giant 50kg +

  1250 – 2000

  950 – 1500

Simply Pets Raw Cat Food Feeding GuideCATS
Breed Size
Normal Activity
Weight Control

  2 – 3kg

  90 – 125g/day

  60 – 80g/day

  3 – 4kg

  125 – 160

  80 – 100

  4 – 5kg

  160 – 190

  100 – 115

  5 – 6kg

  190 – 215

  115 – 135

  6kg +

  215 - 310

  135 – 200


A few notes:

  • Very active, young dogs may require up to double the amounts above and often require some cooked grains, such as oats or brown rice to help satiety levels. 
  • Older, more sedentary dogs may require less than the guide.
  • Some cats will eat raw chicken necks and chicken wings.  This is highly encouraged. When given bones, they may not feel like eating their next meal.  This is normal and quite acceptable.
  • Some cats naturally starve themselves for 12-24 hours once a week or so. Do not be alarmed - this is also normal.  They may eat grass and eliminate fur balls during this time.

 

Puppy Chart

Puppy Age   2 Months 4 Months 6 Months 8 Months 12 Months 15 Months 18 Months
Expected Adult Weight  Daily amount (grammes) divided
From: To: From:  To: From: To: From: To: From: To: From: To: From: To:

Toy

1 - 5kg

64g 

198g 

127g 

355g 

127g  395g  122g  387g  114g  378g 112g 376g  101g  338g 

Miniature

5 - 7.5kg

198g 

260g

355g 

481g

395g 533g 387g  526g  378g 511g 376g 509g  338g 458g

7.5 - 10kg

260g 

312g

481g 

593g

533g 655g 526g 606g  511g 634g 509g 632g  458g 569g

Medium

10 - 15kg

312g 

430g

593g

817g

655g 877g 606g 868g  634g  859g 632g 857g  569g 771g

15 - 20kg

430g 

535g

817g

1021g

877g 1027g 868g 1070g  859g 1068g 857g 1064g  771g 956g

Large

20 - 30kg

535g 

739g

1021g 

1347g

1027g 1429g  1070g 1440g  1068g 1446g 1064g 1440g  956g 1440g

30 - 40kg

739g 

890g

1347g

1631g

1429g 1775g  1440g 1783g  1446g 1798g 1440g 1788g  1440g 1788g

40 - 50kg

890g 

991g

1631g

1876g

1775g  2127g  1783g 2106g  1798g 2095g 1788g 2108g  1788g 2113g 

Giant

50 - 60kg

991g 

1076g

1876g 

2093g

2127g  2458g  2106g 2428g  2095g 2385g 2108g 2404g  2113g 2423g

60 - 70kg

1076g 

1135g 

2093g 

2226g

2458g 2662g  2428g 2662g 2385g 2660g 2404g 2696g  2423g 2731g

70 - 80kg

1135g

1255g 

2226g

2454g

2662g  2943g  2662g 2987g 2660g 3180g  2696g 3154g 2731g 2939g

 

Kitten Chart

Kitten Age   Up to 4 Months 4 to 9 Months 9 to 12 Months
Kitten Weight  Daily amount (grammes) divided

1kg

60g 

 

 

1.5kg

80g

100g

2kg

70g

125g

100g

3kg

85g

145g

120g

4kg

 

180g

150g

5kg

 

 

165g 

6kg

 

 

180g