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How much should a 5 month old puppy eat?

Dog food is the best choice for a 5 month old puppy, which can effectively ensure the nutritional balance of the dog. Dogs who eat dog food have brighter coat color.

Infancy is the main stage of growth and development. The body grows rapidly, so it must be supplied with adequate nutrition. Generally, the body and weight are mainly increased in the first three months after birth, the body length is mainly increased in 4-6 months, and the body height is mainly increased after 7 months. Therefore, different nutrition should be supplemented according to different developmental stages. The puppies within 3 months are fed at least 4 times a day, and less frequent feeding can make the dog always feel full, and will not be tired and picky. For puppies aged 4-6 months, the food intake increases and the weight gains quickly, and the daily feed requirement also increases. Owners should feed at least 3 times a day, and after 6 months, feed 2 times a day.

You’d better not feed all dogs with meat. Meat not only does not make the dog healthy, but because of indigestion and difficulty in absorption, most dogs have diarrhea. Although there is a lot of protein in meat, vitamin A/D/E and iodine are less. At the same time, there is less calcium and more phosphorus in meat. Long-term eating of meat can easily cause bone formation obstacles in puppies due to the imbalance of calcium and phosphorus ratio, which is easy to break. Or limp, it is not advisable to feed large amounts of meat prematurely to large dogs, otherwise it may cause forelimb bending.

how much should a 5 month old puppy eat

Water is an indispensable thing for a dog, and a basin of clean water should be kept in a fixed place so that it can drink freely before and after eating and exercising.

According to the dog’s breed, calcium and vitamin supplements are necessary for the growth of teeth and bones. Every time there should be an appropriate amount of outdoor exercise, after ultraviolet radiation, it is convenient for calcium absorption.

To prevent a small number of puppies from overeating, the daily food intake should be determined by the size of the dog. It is not suitable to overfed, and 70% to 80% full is the best. As the puppies’ gastrointestinal tract is still in the process of development, more attention should be paid to hygiene to prevent gastrointestinal diseases.

If you like to make rations for your dog, you must study and pay attention to the reasonable nutritional ratio of dog food. The proportion of puppies food is: meat 35%, cereal 33%, adult dog: meat 28% cereal 40%. In addition, fruits and vegetables 30% additives 2% additives 2% fruits and vegetables 30%. It can be seen that it is very difficult for homemade food to achieve a reasonable nutritional ratio. Dog food is processed according to such a nutritional ratio and is the best food for dogs. In addition, if you eat homemade food for your pet, be careful to put a very small amount of salt to cook and eat. Excessive salt and raw food will harm your dog’s health.

Here are a few dog diet formulas

  1. 400 grams of meat, 400 grams of cereals, 100 grams of vegetables, and 5 to 15 grams of salt. Cook these ingredients into a bolus and feed them in portions.
  2. 400 grams of meat, 700 grams of rice, wheat, vegetables, etc., and 10 to 20 grams of salt.
  3. Rice 35%, corn flour 35%, sorghum flour 10%, bean cake 10%, bran 10%, plus salt 1%, bone meal 2%, fish meal 6%, meat 0.25 kg, green vegetables 0.15 kg— -Formula 4 350 grams of meat, 250 grams of rice, 300 grams of pasta, 400 grams of vegetables, 100 grams of milk residue, 10 grams of animal fat, 8 grams of cod liver oil, 6 grams of yeast, 60 grams of carrots, 10 grams of salt, 14 grams of bone meal Grams.

Some foods dogs can’t eat

  1. Non-digestible foods such as squid, shellfish and shiitake mushrooms may cause diarrhea or vomiting.
  2. Irritating spices such as ginger, curry powder, and chili are too irritating to the stomach.
  3. Onions have the toxicity of dissolving red blood cells, which may cause hematuria or anemia after ingestion.
  4. Chocolate may also produce toxic substances and cause urinary incontinence, cramps, and hypnotism.
  5. Chicken bones and fish bones are sharp and hard, which are easy to stab the mouth and digestive organs, and they cannot be fed.
  6. Some dogs can cause diarrhea as soon as they drink milk. In such a situation, they can be fed yogurt.
  7. Puppies should never feed ham sausage, sausage, fish shreds and other foods containing preservatives and pigments.