Finding the best dog food for your Saint Bernard is probably one of the most important decisions you can make as a dog owner. Saint Bernards typically stand over well over 3 feet tall and can weigh up to 200 pounds.
According to the National Research Council of the National Academies, an adult Saint Bernard weighing 140 pounds requires an average daily caloric intake of 2839 calories. To reach the high caloric intake to supply all the necessary energy for your Saint Bernard, you will need to find a complete and well balanced dog food.
The Saint Bernard will need a dog food that’s loaded with two to three protein sources, healthy animal fats, complex carbohydrates, chelated minerals and essential vitamins.
So what’s the best dog food for a Saint Bernard? Our team of dog food nutritionists researched and analyzed over 300 large and giant breed dog food brands for the very best based off the nutritional needs of a Saint Bernards. Here are the best dog food brands for a Saint Bernard for 2022.
To qualify each dog food brand must meet the following requirements:
- Real Meat is #1 Ingredient
- Large or Giant Breed Specific Formula
- 100% Complete and Balanced
- No Corn, Wheat or Soy
- No By-Products, Artificial Flavors, Colors or Preservatives
- Exceed AAFCO Standards
4CANIDAE® All Life Stages Turkey Meal & Brown Rice Formula Large Breed Dry Dog Food
CANIDAE All Life Stages Large Breed Formula is a great dry dog food option for a Saint Bernard. The large breed kibble is formulated by Veterinarians and dog food nutritionists. The formula is made with palatable, protein-concentrated turkey meal as the main ingredient. Followed by a limited whole ingredient line up of brown rice, peas, oatmeal, rice bran and flaxseed as well.
CANIDAE ‘All Life Stages’ recipe makes this brand universal, which is great for multi-dog families. Additionally, CANIDAE is crafted with a HealthPlus Solutions which a healthy mixture of omega fatty acids, probiotics and antioxidants. This healthy mixture is great for healthy digestion, immune system and skin. The family owned company does not add any corn, wheat, soy or animal by-products to any of its formulas.
Ingredients: Turkey Meal, Brown Rice, Peas, Oatmeal, Millet, Rice Bran, Canola Oil, Suncured Alfalfa, Flaxseed, Natural Flavor, Salmon Oil, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Ascorbic Acid, Vitamin A Supplement, Biotin, Niacin, Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), Minerals (Iron Proteinate, Zinc Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Potassium Iodide, Manganese Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Sodium Selenite), Choline Chloride, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Casei Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Trichoderma Longibrachiatum Fermentation Extract, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Mixed Tocopherols (A Preservative), Butternut Squash, Parsley, Sage, Carrots, Blueberries, Zucchini, Green Beans, Pumpkin. Contains A Source Of Live Naturally Occurring Microorganisms.
Caloric Content: 3,450 kcal/kg; 3.45 kcal/kg; 1,565 kcal/lb, 376 kcal/cup
|CRUDE PROTEIN||23.0% min|
|CRUDE FAT||13.0% min|
|CRUDE FIBER||5.0% max|
|LINOLEIC ACID (OMEGA-6)||2.8% min|
|ALPHA LINOLENIC ACID (OMEGA-3)||0.8% min|
|VITAMIN E||200 IU/kg min|
|ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)||50 mg/kg min|
|GLUCOSAMINE||750 mg/kg min|
|CHONDROITIN SULFATE||250 mg/kg min|
|L-CARNITINE||20 mg/kg min|
|LACTOBACILLUS ACIDOPHILUS||100,000,000 CFU/lb min|
|CELLULASE||100 CMCU/kg min|