Protein Levels Dog Food Advisor › Forums › Editors Choice Forum › Protein Levels Viewing 5 posts - 1 through 5 (of 5 total) Author Posts March 19, 2017 at 9:05 am #96789 Report Abuse MickMember A breeder I’m considering has a caution on using protein levels above 28% saying they can be detrimental and also makes the statement that high protein levels can affect scenting ability. Anyone heard of these opinions? Research on protein levels? March 19, 2017 at 9:27 am #96791 Report Abuse elaine cMember check out answers pet food some of the best if not the best on the market. Do know that it depends on The QUALITY of the protein and what you dog does! If he hunts he needs good calories!! March 19, 2017 at 9:58 pm #96858 Report Abuse Christine WMember Interesting! March 20, 2017 at 7:51 am #96875 Report Abuse MickMember So far this the only research info I’ve come up with on this subject How it translates to affecting bird dogs I can’t say. http://www.news.cornell.edu/stories/2013/03/more-fat-less-protein-improves-detection-dogs-sniffers April 5, 2017 at 1:35 am #97575 Report Abuse Laura BMember I know high protein also affects the growth in giant breeds Author Posts Viewing 5 posts - 1 through 5 (of 5 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.