The formulas and values that we've used in this calculator are shown below.
Weight Management Energy Recommendation
Adult Dog (0.8 * RER)
MER (for BCS 4 & 5)
Intact Dog (1.6 * RER)
Neutered Dog (1.4 * RER)
RER = Resting Energy Requirement (70 * body weight (or ideal body weight) in kg^0.75)
MER = Maintenance Energy Requirement (RER * appropriate K-value based on species/neuter status)
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