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How to feed a Maltese dog during pregnancy?

The Maltese has snow-white hair and is very cute, and many people choose to keep this companion dog. So, what should be done when the domestic Maltese dog is pregnant? How does the pregnant Maltese dog need to be nursed during her pregnancy so that she can give birth healthily? We mainly divided three stages on how to nurse the pregnant Maltese dog.

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1. It belongs to the primary stage from pregnancy to one month

At this time, do not have violent exercise behavior, it is easy to miscarriage. So this time belongs to the original stage. After all, the fetus in its belly grows slowly now. Even if you give it more nutrition, it will be absorbed by the female dog. If it becomes too fat, it will be dangerous to be born.

2. From one month to one and a half months is an intermediate stage

If you find that today’s Maltese bitches are beginning to like to urinate, it means that the fetus in her body is growing slowly. The main reason for this is to increase the frequency of going out for a walk every day. At this time can be appropriate to increase some nutrition, but never too much.

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3. One and a half months to two months is the final stage

At this time, in order to nourish the puppies in the stomach, the Maltese female dog will also have a big appetite and eat hard. It is also because of the approach of production that the puppies need nutrition. But the owner should also control the amount of food it eats, and urge it to exercise more to strengthen its physique, which is good for both itself and the fetus.
At this time, the Maltese’s diet is very tangled. One is that the increase in appetite may be uncontrollable. The other is that with the growth of the fetus in the stomach, the female dog’s stomach will also be oppressed, so the amount of food will be reduced. Therefore, the owner can eat less and more meals to feed the mares. In addition, the owners also need to provide them with sufficient and balanced food, such as eggs, chicken breast meat, fruits, and vegetables, to ensure the balanced nutrition of dogs.