The Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO), which sets the standards for pet food manufacturers in the U.S., offers guidance for two life stages: Adult Maintenance and Growth/Reproduction. Foods can be labeled for one or more of these stages. A food labeled for Puppy must meet the higher nutritional requirements needed for a growing puppy.
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