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How much to feed a puppy

Now,many people like to have a puppy, but for first-time puppy owners, it may not be clear to know how much to feed a puppy.

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When puppies are born

They don’t have to worry about how much to feed a puppy because their mother will take good care of them. By two months, the mother’s milk can not satisfy the puppy’s appetite, will see the puppy always around the mother, and the mother is always helpless to look at them. And at this time the puppy has grown a lot of small fangs, feeding the puppy has become a more painful mother puppy. This is the time to properly feed the puppy. Use the milk powder to soft puppy food to feed the puppy, pay attention to must be milk powder, because the bag of milk or fresh milk contains too much fat, the puppy will drink diarrhea.

If the mother is still feeding the puppy

Feed the puppy 2-3 times a day, increasing to 4 times a day as the mother feeds less and less. That’s six hours at a time. It’s easy to tell if a puppy is hungry. They bark whenever they’re hungry and forage for food, so they don’t need an alarm clock to get up at 5 a.m. to feed them. Is The price you pay for having a puppy.

Two to three-month-old puppies

Two to three-month-old puppies were fed four to five times a day. The daily standard for each puppy was 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 an appropriate amount of cod liver oil and bone meal. If conditions can give the puppy some pig, cattle cartilage to eat, but do not feed the chicken bones.

Three to five-month-old puppies 

Can be basically in accordance with three times a day to feed, that is, three times in the morning, noon, and evening. Pay attention to the time interval should be as uniform as possible so that they develop the habit of eating regularly. Puppies usually have a foul smell after eating, so prepare them for pooping as you prepare their meals and watch them gobble.

It’s easy to tell if a hungry puppy has eaten too much, just by looking at their poop. Normal stool is a little soft but shaped. It should not be squishy and should not have the shape of food.

If a puppy’s feces is soft and unformed, and there is even undigested food in it, it is obviously overfed and should be given less food. Hold on now, don’t be fooled by their poor little eyes.

The above standard is the number of large puppies

Other sizes of the puppy will be based on the situation, generally speaking, feeding the puppy to eat enough, there is still a food bowl surplus, indicating that there is too much food.

Puppy owners personally feed the puppy

To achieve a fixed time every day, fixed location, non-feeding time. Do not give any food to eat so as not to make the puppy into a bad habit. And to carefully observe the performance of puppy eating, especially in the group feeding period, to prevent a small number of puppy overeating, resulting in other puppies not enough to eat, not eat the uneven phenomenon.

Because the puppy digestion function is weak, start to feed the food should not be strong, more to feed some rotten (processed) food. Do not feed bones and other hard or too cold food, so as not to affect the development of the puppy.