Fats contain about twice as much energy as proteins and carbohydrates. The metabolisation of 1 gram of fat provides approx. 9 kcals, while 1 gram of carbohydrates or 1 gram protein only provides 4 kcals.
High fat diets are suitable for dogs with high energy requirements. Diets for working dogs or sporting dogs (sled dogs) should contain high fat levels. In the Husse product range, Husse Optimal Energi with 22% fat is the dog food with the highest energy content.