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You don't want large or giant breed puppies growing too fast, because it can lead to orthopedic and other health issues, many of which Neos are already prone too. While I frequently don't agree with this website, this article about "overgrowing" puppies is good. https://healthypets.mercola.com/sit.../slow-growth-diets-for-giant-breed-puppy.aspx

Feeding either a food formulated for large breed puppies or and all life stages food (or even and adult formula), is a good idea. Feeding whatever the breeder was feeding, even if it's something you'd otherwise never feed, is always a good idea for at least a couple of weeks, because they go through so many changes in such a short time when they leave their breeder and go to their new homes.

As for what brand of food is "best", that is always up for debate. IMO, the "best" food is one your dog does well on, likes to eat, and that you can afford to feed. I've tried super high-end foods that other people swore by, only to have my dogs do poorly on them. I've also seen dogs live long, healthy lives on low-end food that I wouldn't even consider feeding. Personally, I'm fine with food that include grain, although these days I do prefer to avoid foods with a lot of corn products in them. I also avoid foods with "novel" proteins like kangaroo, ostrich, and the like (although I might buy the occasional treat here and there).
 
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