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How much should i feed my 6 month old puppy?

The calories needed for the growth and development of 6 month old puppy is twice that of an adult dog. It is said that your dogs can live about 12-16 years, which is much shorter than humans. Dogs develop very fast. One year to one and a half years after birth, it can fast grow into an adult dog. This period of your dogs growth is very important and can even influence the your puppy’s life. In order for your puppy to grow up healthy and strong, the owner should pay special attention to its diet during development. How much should I feed my 6 month old puppy?

The puppies are weaned about 6 weeks after birth, and they can eat ordinary food in the future, but within 1-6 months of birth, they should be fed 3-4 times a day.

how much should i feed my 6 month old puppy

After the puppies are weaned to about the third month, the feeding time should be set at 7 am, 12 am, 5 pm and 10 pm, 4 times a day. Owners should feed your dogs on time and let them keep a good habit. From the 5th month to the 8th month of birth, the 6 month old puppy can be fed three times in the morning, noon, and evening. During this period, the amount of food fed to the 6 month old puppy is about one-third to half that of the adult dog.

In the months from 2-3 months to 3 months after weaning, the puppies’ food composition will basically determine its lifelong eating habits. If you plan to continue feeding with special dog food in the future, you must adapt it to the taste of the special dog food during this time.

If you plan to feed your 6 month old puppy as a family meal in the future, the food provided should be mainly animal protein and feed more high-calorie foods. When puppies are 2-3 months old, they should cut the meat into small pieces before feeding it because the teeth and jaws are not fully developed. Milk, butter, cheese, etc. are also suitable for your 6 month old puppy. But you’d better not give them the harder bones, so as not to digest them and get sick.

From 6 months to 1 year of age after birth, it is approximately equivalent to a person’s teenage years, so a dog can develop into a young dog equivalent to a young person of 18 years old in one year. This period is the most prosperous period of dog growth. The calories are about twice the growth. You can feed more animal protein foods to meet their daily needs.