View Full Version : What age did you switch off of "puppy" food?

21st May 2007, 12:41 PM
I'm kinda new to the board but I was wondering how long to keep my Bailey on puppy food. He is 7 months now, probably 15-20 pounds. Of course, he eats whatever food he can get into.. he loves my mastiffs food especially.

But we have him on puppy and just wondering at what age can they be switched to adult?

Any advise would be great.


21st May 2007, 02:54 PM
Cant help u as such as Sally and Toby both decided they liked Sam dinner better than there own so to stop any hassle i just started feeding them all the same. Sally is coming up to 1 and Toby is about 7-8 months. It seems to suit them.

21st May 2007, 03:14 PM
Some people say they don't actually even need puppy food ever ...

That said, Lucky was on a prescription diet (and it was puppy formula) until about 5-6 months. After that I switched him to a regular premium food & he's been doing great. :dogwlk:

21st May 2007, 03:22 PM
I feed a high quality food-- so by 12 weeks the pups are on normal food. :dogwlk:

21st May 2007, 03:52 PM
we too feed high quality, Blue Buffalo. My two German Shepards are on the same kind just for adult and it would be easier to have those three on the same kind. Our mastiff eats totally different stuff, but I'm ok with having two different kinds.

Thanks for your help

21st May 2007, 04:28 PM
I never fed puppy food. If the pup is fed a good quality food, they aren't really necessary (many breeders don't seem to bother with puppy food) and certainly can come off by 6 months or so. :thmbsup:

22nd May 2007, 12:40 AM
I switched Jolly over the adult dog food at 6 months old.