Just in case you did not know this at this time, the mastiff dogs are among one of the larger than average dog breeds. They grow phenomenally quickly, and no additives are ever required to encourage these dogs’ growth. But like most other dog breeds, mastiffs still need to have their correct balance of proper proteins and fat content ingredients in their diets. All food sourced for mastiffs must come from health sources.
Ideally, these sources will all be organic and/or free range. Thankfully, more and more the case today, it is quite easy to find the best food for mastiff dogs from strictly organic and/or free range food sources. The best protein sources for mastiffs remain those derived from fish, lamb and/or beef. These are your whole meats. Most of the moisture in these meat sources has necessarily been removed for the sake of your dog’s health, never mind that of the mastiff.
Included in the recommended protein to fat ratio diet for mastiff are the Omega 3 fatty acids. This is an essential fatty acid for humans as well. But it is particularly beneficial to the dog in the sense that it helps to keep its skin and coat healthy. It also aids the dog’s eye and brain development. The mastiff dog diet must be high in protein content. Also, the more natural ingredients that is included in this dog’s diet, the better. It helps to keep its immune system strong.
New owners must be particularly vigilant in monitoring the progress of their puppy’s meals to ensure that they don’t’ become overweight from eating too much. Minimal portions three times a day is fed to these dogs.