Puppy Feeding Guide For Beginner Dog Owner

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Puppy Feeding Guide – In 8 weeks old usually puppies changed to solid foods. Before they are 8 weeks of birth, you shouldn’t separate away a puppy with their mother and their littermates(siblings). Because their mother’s milk is important to supplies nutrition and antibodies. Play time with their siblings will build up solid framework for the next social traits. Excessive barking, tail chasing and decreased learning ability and bad physical health maybe appears if you did early separation with their mother and siblings.
Feeding guidelines for dogs after 2 - 4 weeks, you should try to mixing three quarters food with a quarter of water, in this way we help the puppy to digest food. It would be easier for the puppy to adjust solid food that given when they are separated from their mothers.Puppy Feeding Guide For Beginner Dog Owner

Puppy Feeding Guide After 8 Weeks Of Birth

The first step that should be done is to choose dog food’s brand for your puppy. Dog food should have high calorie as well as adequate nutrition for your puppy, take note that they are still in growth period. If necessary, talk to veterinarian to get recommendations of the best dog food brands. Many dog food companies sells ready-made dog food in pet shop, eg Royal Canin Puppy Food etc, which the dog food is suitable for the growth of your puppy. You could also ask the breeder, what dog food brands they use. You can keep use their brands or replace it with brand new ones, all of you who decide. If you have enough free time to cook, you can give them home-made food with recipes that have been recommended by an expert canine nutritionist in order to remain healthy home-made food as well as having lots of nutrients needed by your dog.

How Often To Feed a Puppy

Puppies at least be fed three to four times a day, smaller portions allows them easier to digest the food. After 6 months, you could start giving them the food twice a day. Follow the guidelines in the dog food packaging for the day-to-day, the total amount of food depending on the age and weight of your puppy. Adjust the portions with your puppy conditions. Ask your veterinarian, have your puppy has an ideal weight? or your puppy is overweight? also asked them to give recommendation about better puppy feeding guide.

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Ensure the mealtime is a positive activity for your puppy. If you see the food left by your puppy, throw away those food after 20 minutes. And make sure you always provide water bowls near their feeding bowls so you do not need to take it too far.
The table belows provides a basic guide to the grams number of  menu to feeding from weaning to around 6 to 8 months after birth.

Puppy Feeding Guide Table

Bodyweight (kg)Food per day (g)
1180
2310
4510
6690
8870
101020
121180
141300
161450
181575
201730
221850
241850
262100
282200
302300
322450
342550
362650
382750
402900
423000
443100
463150
483200
503250
523300
543350
563400
583450
603500


Try to keep puppy eating schedule at the same time each day, this will help you in home training your dog and follow puppy feeding guide to get better result.

 

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