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How much should a puppy eat a day

How to judge whether the feeding amount is appropriate? The food size of each dog is not exactly the same. You can feed a little more at the beginning, and then judge whether the feeding amount is too far depending on the amount of leftover food. So how much should a puppy eat a day?

How much should a puppy eat a day

For puppies of 2-3 months, it is best to feed dog food of 20 grams per meal 4 times a day. Until 6 months, they can slowly start to eat hard and dry dog food, which can be gradually increased. A cooked egg yolk every day helps the growth of the puppy. Daily food, 200 grams of lean meat, 300 grams of milk, 1 egg, 250 to 500 grams of rice, 250 to 300 grams of vegetables, 3 to 5 grams of salt, and appropriate cod liver oil, bone meal is proper.

 

It should be fed 3-4 times a day. After weaning to the third month, the feeding time should be set  4 times a day at 7 am, 12 am, 5 pm and 10 pm. After the puppies break away from the bitch and enter an independent life, they need to be supplied with sufficient and abundant protein, fat, carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins throughout the growth and development period. Such as grain, lean meat, milk, eggs, vegetables, dried fish oil, bone meal, etc., and should be quantified regularly.

 

Extended information:

The calories needed for the growth and development of puppies are twice that of adult puppies. It is said that dogs can live about 12-16 years, which is much shorter than humans. It can be said that the life of a dog is like a condensed life. Dogs develop very fast. One year to one and a half years after birth, it can grow into an adult dog. This period of growth is very important and can even influence the puppy’s life. In order to let the puppy grow up healthily, special attention should be paid to its diet during development.

 

How to judge whether the feeding amount is appropriate? The food size of each dog is not exactly the same. You can feed a little more at the beginning, and then you can judge whether the feeding amount is too far depending on the amount of leftover food. You can slowly increase the amount of feeding as the puppies grow up. The feeding amount should be adjusted once every 3 weeks according to the puppies’ feeding status.

 

How to feed high-calorie meat food? In order to meet the needs of rapid development during the puppy period, it must be allowed to eat as much high-calorie food as possible. But if you eat too much fat, you can easily damage your digestive organs. Therefore, you can remove the fat part of the meat and feed it, or you can feed less meat and other fatty foods.