Feeding your puppy well can increase his life expectancy. Choose a balanced diet that will accompany your puppy in its growth. Modify your puppy’s diet according to his evolving needs.
For the harmonious development of his animal, the master must provide a diet that takes into account the real nutritional needs of the puppy.
To develop, its framework will need 2 times more energy, calcium and phosphorus than an adult for the mineralization of his skeleton.
Because between the 4th and 12th week, the puppy will gradually lose the immunity transmitted by his mother, he needs a diet that helps him to build strong natural defenses.
Because the digestive system of the puppy still immature can be the cause of digestive disorders and wet stool, his diet should protect him and ensure optimal digestive safety.
The intestinal flora of the puppy is very targeted and therefore sensitive. By changing food frequently and brutally, you risk disrupting your digestive transit resulting in the appearance of flatulence, diarrhea or skin reactions.
Up to 6 months, the daily ration of your puppy must be given in 3 meals. The hours must be regular. Always present your meals in the same bowl, placed in the same place. In this way, you will teach your puppy the basics of good eating habits and contribute to his balance.
Respect the dosages recommended on the packaging, avoid table scraps that are not adapted to the nutritional needs of the puppy, and especially some treats.
To successfully grow, it is recommended that you do not encourage your puppy to gain weight too fast. Overloading the skeleton than in full development can have adverse consequences on the future health of the dog and especially on his joints.
Weigh you holding him in your arms, then weigh yourself and calculate the difference. Your puppy should not exceed 50% of his estimated adult weight at the age of 5 months.
Whatever your diet, a bowl of water must be permanently available to your puppy. Be sure to change it regularly, puppies tend to play with water.