Care and Keeping of Dogs

The amount of food and excercise a dog needs is unique to each dog, but there is generally a correlation between size and weight, and the amount of food and excercise each dog needs.

Amount of Food
Weight of Dog Cups of Food Per Day
5 lbs 1/2 cup - 5/8 cup
10 lbs 3/4 cup - 1 cup
20 lbs 1 1/4 cups - 1 3/4 cups
40 lbs 2 1/4 cups - 3 cups
60 lbs 3 cups - 4 cups
80 lbs 3 2/3 cups - 5 cups
100 lbs 4 1/4 cups - 6 cups

Amount of Excercise
Weight of Dog Excercise Needed Per Day
0-10 lbs 30 minutes
10-20 lbs 30 minutes - 1 hour
20-30 lbs 90 minutes
30-50 lbs 2 hours
50-70 lbs 2 hours and 30 minutes
70-90 lbs 3 hours
100+ lbs 3+ hours