The first six months are the "main growth phase". They require high quality protein and nutrients.

The next 6- 12 months require a reduced protein content to help prevent any growth disorders.

Now fully grown, finding the right diet to match their energy requirements is key. 

Now in old age, diets with a lower fat and phosphorus are needed.

The UK's Top 10 Dog Breeds

What do you think are the top breeds in the UK?

We all love to see our favourite canine friends in glorious technicolour! Is your breed one of the top breeds? Kennelstore has just published a current list of the UK's most popular breeds and why they deserve their place in our hearts and homes. The Labrador and Cocker Spaniel head up the roll of honour. But there might be some new entries in this list of our most-loved pets that would surprise you! Tell us your favourite breed of dog and why they might deserve a place in the Top 10 Dog Breed in the UK?   Visit Kennel Store here for all of your kennel needs here.