Prepare to spend a bit of money if you want to feed your Goldendoodle the best food. As heavy chewers, Goldendoodles need high-quality proteins, vitamins, and minerals in their diet.
Here is a feeding chart that will help you determine the proper amount of food to give your furry friend.
How much should a Goldendoodle eat?
Because Goldendoodles chew a great deal, their diet should include high-quality proteins, vitamins, and minerals. Feed your Goldendoodle approximately 100 grams to 350 grams of food three times a day. Based on their age and level of activity, Goldendoodles require 200 to 800 calories per day.
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A Goldendoodle should eat about four cups of food a day to maintain a healthy weight. This includes both their regular diet and any treats they may get.
A Newfoundland’s diet should be high in proteins, vitamins, and minerals to help keep them muscle-strong as well as healthy skin and coat.
Additionally, a Goldendoodle should always have access to water. Be prepared for constant refills of their water bowl since they tend to drink a lot of water. Goldendoodles should not be overfed as they may become sluggish and overweight.
2 to 3 week old Goldendoodle:
When the Goldendoodle is between 2 and 3 weeks old, it should weigh between 12 to 14 pounds. A daily intake of 200 to 220 calories is recommended. The recommended amount of food for a 2- to 3-week-old Goldendoodle is 0.75 cups or 100 grams per day.
You should divide this amount of food three or five times a day. Early in the morning, late in the afternoon, and at night.
4 to 5 week old Goldendoodle:
The weight of a Goldendoodle should be between 15 and 16 pounds when it is 4 to 5 weeks old. Each day, they should consume between 240 and 260 calories. A 4 to 5-week-old Goldendoodle should eat 0.75 cups to 1 cup or 100 grams to 12 grams of food a day.
It is recommended that you divide this amount of food into three or five portions throughout the day.
6 to 7 week old Goldendoodle:
A 6 to 7-week-old Goldendoodle should weigh between 17 to 20 pounds. Their daily caloric intake should be between 280 and 300 calories. For Goldendoodles aged 6 to 7 weeks, one cup or 125 grams of food is recommended per day.
This amount of food should be divided 3 or 5 times a day. Nevertheless, it is better to give them less food in the morning and more at other meals. A few snacks in the afternoon as well as in the morning, afternoon, and evening.
8 to 9 week old Goldendoodle:
An 8- to 9-week-old Goldendoodle should weigh between 22 and 23 pounds. Each day, they should consume 350 to 400 calories. An 8- to 9-week-old Goldendoodle should eat 1.25 cups or 150 grams of food per day. This amount of food should be divided three or five times a day.
Additionally, you should give them a small amount of food before bedtime. Morning, afternoon, and evening, with some snacks in between.
10 to 11 week old Goldendoodle:
A Goldendoodle that is 10 to 11 weeks old should weigh between 24 to 25 pounds. Each day, they should consume 450 to 500 calories. The recommended amount of food per day for a Goldendoodle between the ages of 10 and 11 is 1.5 cups or 175 grams.
Each meal should be divided into three servings. Unless the puppy is actively playing, you should only give him a small amount of food twice a day.
3 month old Goldendoodle:
The weight of a 3-month-old Goldendoodle should be between 26 and 28 pounds. The recommended daily calorie intake for them is 550 calories. A 3-month-old Goldendoodle should eat 1.75 cups or 220 grams of food per day.
Ideally, you should eat this amount three times a day. Providing your Goldendoodle maintains a healthy weight and has a good appetite, they should only consume 1.5 cups of food each day.
4 month old Goldendoodle:
At 4 months old, a Goldendoodle should weigh between 36 to 40 pounds. A daily intake of 600 calories is recommended for them. Food recommended for a 4-month-old Goldendoodle is 2 cups or 250 grams per day.
It is recommended that you divide this amount of food three times a day. In the future, you should gradually increase how much food you give your Goldendoodle as they grow older.
5 month old Goldendoodle:
A five-month-old Goldendoodle should weigh between 40 pounds and 50 pounds. Daily caloric intake should be 650 calories. The recommended amount of food for a 5-month-old Goldendoodle is 2 cups or 250 grams per day.
It is recommended that you divide this amount of food into three servings each day. You can gradually increase the amount of food you give your Goldendoodle as they grow older if they maintain a healthy weight and have a good appetite.
6 month old Goldendoodle:
A 6-month-old Goldendoodle should weigh between 50 to 60 pounds. Each day, they should consume 700 calories. A 6-month-old Goldendoodle should eat 2.25 cups or 280 grams of food per day. Divide this amount of food into two portions each day.
You should gradually increase the amount of food you give your Goldendoodle as they grow older unless they maintain a healthy weight and have a good appetite.
7 month old Goldendoodle:
7-month-old Goldendoodle should weigh between 54 pounds. They should consume 730 calories a day. The recommended amount of food per day for 7-month-old Goldendoodle is 2.25 cups or 280 grams. You should divide this amount of food 2 times a day.
Provided that your Goldendoodle is maintaining a healthy weight and has a good appetite, you can gradually increase the amount of food you give them as they grow older.
8 month old Goldendoodle:
The weight of a Goldendoodle at eight months should be between 56 pounds. The recommended daily calorie intake is 760 calories. The recommended amount of food per day for an 8-month-old Goldendoodle is 2.5 cups or 310 grams.
Divide this amount of food into two portions and eat it twice a day. Ensure that your dog has access to enough water and a healthy diet.
9 month old Goldendoodle:
A 9-month-old Goldendoodle should weigh between 57 to 60 pounds. Their daily caloric intake should be 790 calories. 310 grams per day is the recommended amount of food for a 9-month-old Goldendoodle.
Ideally, this amount of food should be divided into two servings per day. As long as they are able, a good diet should ensure that a Goldendoodle consumes the right amount of food to maintain its weight.
10 month old Goldendoodle:
Goldendoodles at 10 months of age should weigh between 58 to 60 pounds. Each day, they should consume 800 calories. The recommended amount of food per day for a 10-month-old Goldendoodle is 3 cups or 370 grams.
It is recommended that you divide this amount of food into two meals a day. A Goldendoodle should drink two glasses of water every day, so make sure to include it in their diet.
Goldendoodle feeding chart:
|Age||Expected dog Weight (pounds)||Recommended amount of food per day (cups & gram)||Daily calorie intake||Feeding frequency|
|2 weeks||12||0.75 cup/100 g||200||3-5|
|3 weeks||14||0.75 cup/100g||220||3-5|
|4 weeks||15||0.75 cup/100g||240||3-5|
|5 weeks||16||1 cup/125g||260||3-5|
|6 weeks||17||1 cup/125g||280||3-5|
|7 weeks||20||1 cup/125g||300||3-5|
|8 weeks or 2 months||22||1.25 cup/150g||350||3-5|
|9 weeks||23||1.25 cup/150g||400||3-5|
|10 weeks||24||1.50 cup/175g||450||3-5|
|11 weeks||25||1.50 cup/175g||500||3-5|
|12 weeks or 3 months||26||1.75 cup/220g||550||3-5|
|4 months||36||2 cup/250g||600||3|
|5 months||40||2 cup/250g||650||3|
|6 months||50||2.25 cup/280g||700||3|
|7 months||54||2.25 cup/280g||730||2|
|8 months||56||2.5 cup/310g||760||2|
|9 months||57||2.5 cup/310g||790||2|
|10 months||58||3 cup/370g||800||2|
Are you overfeeding your Goldendoodle or not feeding enough?
You can help your Goldendoodle maintain a healthy weight by feeding them less if they’re visibly overweight. In contrast, if a Goldendoodle maintains its weight despite eating the recommended amount of food, there is no need to reduce the amount they are eating.
You should provide your dog with a diet that contains at least 30% plant-based proteins and 10% fat. To meet your Goldendoodle’s nutritional needs, you may have to feed them more than traditional dog foods.
Feed him according to the recipe instructions on his package when it comes to feeding time. Also, make sure your dog has plenty of fresh water throughout the day since dehydration can cause weight gain and health issues.
It is a good idea to consult a vet before drastically changing a Goldendoodle diet if they do not maintain their weight despite eating the recommended amount of food every day or appear overweight.
How frequently to feed your Goldendoodle?
A Goldendoodle can be fed 2-5 times a day, but it’s important to weigh their food and water regularly to ensure that they get enough nutrition. Make sure you titrate their diet appropriately to avoid obesity and other health complications.
Goldendoodles should eat three to five times a day between the ages of two and twelve weeks. Between 4 and 6 months of age, they should be fed three times a day. You should feed your Goldendoodle twice per day after he or she has been trained for 7 months.
Nevertheless, if your Goldendoodle grows rapidly and eats a lot, you should increase their daily feedings to three.
Recommended feeding time:
It is generally recommended that Goldendoodle owners feed them between two and five meals per day. Morning, afternoon, and evening are the recommended feeding times for Goldendoodles. Around 7 am, you can also add a light breakfast.
Water your plants about 30 minutes before and 30 minutes after feeding them.
Give 1/3 cup of high-quality dry dog food with water or a small amount of freshwater in the morning. The afternoon feeding should consist of 1/3 cup of high-quality dry dog food and 1 tablespoon of wet canned bone broth or vegetable broth.
Try mixing 1/3 cup of dry dog food with 1 tablespoon of wet canned bone broth or vegetable broth water or a small amount of fresh (non-frozen) water in the evening.
A Goldendoodle should consume 1 to 3 cups of food per day. This includes high-quality dry dog food, a small amount of canned bone broth or vegetable broth, and water. Their daily calorie requirements range from 200 to 800. It is recommended to feed them two to five times per day.