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What Should I Feed My Dog? - Pedigree ZA
Feeding your dog a combination of wet and dry dog food in addition to dental care and treats is the best diet plan | Pedigree®
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What Should I Feed My Dog?

Feeding your dog a combination of wet and dry dog food in addition to dental care and treats
products confers the widest range of health benefits.

A Complete & Balanced Diet

Research by the WALTHAM® Centre for Pet Nutrition, a leading global authority on pet care and nutrition, reveals that dogs gain the widest range of health benefits through a diet of dry food, wet food, dental care and treats.

We recommend that feeding a mixture of 50% wet food and 50% dry food as a main meal diet which gives your dog different health benefits, tastes and textures – making mealtimes even more enjoyable. Additional treats, table scraps and daily dental care products are not 100% complete, so should only make up around 10% of your dog’s daily calories to ensure healthy weight maintenance. Just as with human food, remember to count calories and adjust your dog’s main meal food if/when treating.

To create a feeding menu tailored specifically to your dog, click here

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Wet Food (Cans, Trays, Pouch)

Dog’s love wet food and it can be great for their health as well.

Pedigree® Wet food is 100% complete and available in cans and pouches. It contains approximately four times less calories per gram than the average dry food so can help maintain a healthy bodyweight for your dog by preventing over-feeding. It also contains more moisture than dry food which is good for urinary tract health and is the closest food to what dogs would naturally choose in the wild.

Adult wet pouch with jelly multipack

Dry Food

Dry food is the generally accepted staple of a dog’s diet today.

Pedigree® Vital Dry food is 100% complete and has been scientifically designed to help protect your dog’s dental health, skin & coat, digestive system and immunity – the 4 most common health problems that vet’s see in dogs today. It is made with no artificial flavours, colours or sugar, has fibre for good digestive health and the individual ‘kibbles’ of food provide abrasion on your dogs teeth so can help to sustain good oral health

Pedigree® | 6kg Medium Adult Dry Dog Food with Chicken Flavour

Dental Care

Sadly 4 out of 5 of them over the age of 3 suffer from some form of gum disease. This is caused by plaque and tartar build-up around the gum line, which can be reduced by an effective oral care routine.

The most effective way to do this is through brushing your dog’s teeth on a daily basis. However, if this isn’t possible for you, Pedigree Dentastix® and Dentaflex® are scientifically proven to prevent the build-up of plaque and tartar when used regularly and are recommended by vets.

Pedigree® | 270g Large Dog Oral Care DENTASTIX®


Treats are a fun way to bond with your dog, train them and generally look after their emotional wellbeing.

Pedigree® Treats offer a responsible way to do this and have been designed to cover a range of occasions when you might like to treat your dog. Remember though that only 10% of your dog’s daily calories should come from treats and other foods that aren’t 100% Complete.

Pedigree® | 123g Dog Treat Rodeo®