Fresh Food for Belgian Malinois

Alert, intelligent, and serious, this short-haired shepherd is one of the four Belgian shepherding breeds, and boy do they love their families. Lovingly referred to as “Mals” by their fans, these dogs are only happy when they have a job to do and a family that is as dedicated to them as they are to their family.

A healthy diet of fresh food is one of the best ways to care for your Mal and give them a long, healthy, active life—along with a high-octane exercise and mental stimulation program and plenty of love from their family.

What’s the best dog food for Belgian Malinois?

A diet of fresh dog food for your Mal contributes to a healthy, active life, and could help stave off some of the ailments common to this breed.

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Why fresh is best for your Belgian Malinois

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Highly processed kibble can contribute to many issues that can compromise your Belgian Malinois’s health. Recipes from The Farmer’s Dog are made with fresh, human-grade ingredients, steamed to retain nutrients, and pre-portioned to help maintain weight.

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Protect joints

Mals are prone to joint issues, especially hip dysplasia. Maintaining a lean body condition can help. And fresh food from The Farmer’s Dog contains Omega-3 fatty acids, proven to reduce inflammation and improve arthritis. Even if kibble contains these healthy fats, they can go rancid sitting on the shelf for long periods. Rancid fats don’t deliver the intended health benefits, and in fact can contribute to inflammation. Fresh food delivers these powerful nutrients intact in the best dog food for belgian malinois.

Maintain a healthy weight

It’s critically important to avoid overfeeding any dog, big or small. Being even a little overweight can increase your Belgian Malinois’s odds of developing a host of diseases like arthritis, diabetes, and even cancer. A fresh-food plan tailored to your dog’s needs, and delivered in pre-portioned packs, makes weight maintenance easy.

Build a plan for your Belgian Malinois

Your Belgian Malinois will do best on a diet of nutrient-dense food made from fresh, whole ingredients.

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    Tell us about your dog

    Our plans are tailored to your dog’s needs, based on their age, weight, activity level, body condition and other factors.

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    Choose your recipes

    Pick the recipes that work best for your pup, and wait for your trial box to arrive (and the dinnertime dancing to commence).

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    Get your free trial box

    Your trial contains up to 2 weeks of food, so you can get a proper taste of how it’s working for your dog before your first full order ships.

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    Start feeding fresh

    After you’ve had a chance to try (and love) it, start getting perfectly timed deliveries of fresh, healthy food.

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Provide nutrients that can reduce the odds of cancer

There’s no sure way to eliminate the risk of cancer, but there are things you can do to give your Belgian Malinois the best chance at more healthy years: Keep them lean, avoid heavily processed foods that contain preservatives and possibly other carcinogens, and feed them a fresh diet that can help reduce inflammation. Dietary antioxidants—like those found in fresh vegetables— are proven to help decrease the risk of cancer. Processed kibble and canned food just can't supply fresh, whole vegetables like a fresh diet can for your Belgian Malinois.

What customers are saying about fresh dog food

  • Obi
    “Obi had terrible allergies. We tried everything. After switching to The Farmer’s Dog he doesn’t have one single hot spot, and he doesn’t lick his paws chronically anymore. He also has a bunch of energy.”
    — Obi’s mom
  • Tyene
    “As soon as we brought The Farmer’s Dog home, her skin was better, she was more active (and high quality poops!). If I can invest in her health and be proactive I think it’s worth it.”
    — Tyene’s dad
  • Atticus
    “Atticus had bad gas and diarrhea. I just thought it was part of having a big dog. With The Farmer’s Dog, it was a complete 180. I should have known that what you put in your body makes a huge difference.”
    — Atticus’ mom
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