13 Best Dog Foods for German Shorthaired Pointers

By Kevin Myers | 2022 Update

✓ Reviewed by Dr. Sara Redding Ochoa, DVM

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More Dog food choices for German Shorthaired Pointers

15. Royal Canin Large Puppy Dry Dog Food

Protein (min.) 28% | Fat (min.) 14% | Fiber (max.) 3.5% | Moisture (max.) 10%

Top 5 Ingredients: 1. Corn, 2. Chicken By-Product Meal, 3. Wheat, 4. Wheat Gluten, 5. Chicken Fat

Royal Canin is one of my favorite brands because there is a lot of research behind every product they launch. It is why most products are approved and recommended by veterinarians – This one is no exception. It is a high protein high-fat formula that provides all the necessary nutrients, and more, without upsetting your GSP’s tummy. It has prudently picked probiotics that can aid digestion and improve nutrient absorption.


16. Nutro Wholesome Essentials Chicken, Brown Rice & Sweet Potato Large Breed

Protein (min.) 21% | Fat (min.) 13% | Fiber (max.) 3.5% | Moisture (max.) 10%

Top 5 Ingredients: 1. Chicken, 2. Chicken Meal (source of Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate), 3. Whole Brown Rice, 4. Brewers Rice, 5. Split Peas

For senior GSPs, Nutro’s Wholesome Essential recipe for the large breed is a perfect formula because it takes care of all the nutritional needs without triggering sensitivities. It is a fortified formula with a good amount of fatty acids to keep your old friend’s joints strong. It is free of the ingredients that can upset digestion, and it has all your GSP needs to stay active in its senior year.


17. Solid Gold Young At Heart Chicken, Sweet Potato & Spinach Senior Recipe

Protein (min.) 27% | Fat (min.) 9% | Fiber (max.) 6%

Top 5 Ingredients: 1. Chicken, 2. Chicken Meal, 3. Sweet Potatoes, 4. Chickpeas, 5. Peas

A GSP needs to stay young at heart, and that is what this recipe delivers. With real chicken as the first ingredient, this formula has just the right amount of fat and protein for your old mate. Since GSPs are prone to digestive issues and sensitivities in later years, this one is free of all the ingredients that can trigger troubles. Plus, it has superfoods that strengthen your pet’s immune system as well.

Now you have the ultimate list of dog foods your GSP needs and desires. Try different recipes and don’t forget to follow the proper transition process to help your baby get used to their new diet.