SlimDoggy on eHow – How Much Do You Feed a Puppy?
We did a series of videos on dogs for eHow.com. In this one, we answer the question: “How much to feed a puppy”. (yes, we paraphrased the exact question that eHow wanted us to answer, but ours is more general).
Rarely will you see a fat puppy. This is because their metabolism is so high while they are in their growth stage that it is hard to over feed them. Nonetheless, you should have a good idea of the puppy’s daily calorie needs and you can use the Slimdoggy app or widget to do so.
Remember these tips to make sure that your puppy transitions to a healthy and lean adult:
- While your puppy will be able to eat twice as much (or more) an adult of the same weight, you should still watch their body condition and adjust the feeding up or down accordingly.
- As your puppy nears adulthood (around 1 years of age for most breeds), you should gradually reduce their daily calories to reflect the requirements for an adult dog.
- Develop good habits while your dog is a puppy so that you continue these for their entire life:
Remember, you want a Slimdoggy, not a chubby puppy! Enjoy the video.
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