people will give different types of answers based
on their experience with their dogs. However,
the scientific facts related to the feeding aspects
in case of dogs need to be given emphasis during
the feeding activities maintained in case of dogs.
the puppies should not be separated before they
are eight weeks old. However, some times the orphaned
puppies may exist. Usually about five percent
of the body weight may be taken as criteria for
the quantity of food to be given to the puppies.
However, the amount that is consumed by the dog
varies with size of the dogs also.
one can have a thumb rule of feeding the puppy
goes until you see visible fullness of the abdomen
to a moderate degree. If you are going on feeding
the animal without giving emphasis to the animal’s
stomach appearance, then the puppy may experience
some kinds of digestive upsets and the diarrhea
may occur in them.
may cause many inconveniences to the owner as
well as the puppy. Unlike adult dogs, the puppies
need to be fed with restricted amounts of food
but in more frequencies. However, once the age
advances, the amount may be increased to some
extent but the frequency of feeding is often decreased
in many occasions.
dog on a raw diet may consume only two to four
percent of their body weight. Just observe closely
the feeding pattern of the dog and the body condition
of the animal. If the dog becomes obese, just
reduce the quantity of food and if the dog becomes
thin, then have an increase in the feeding items.
mentioned earlier, puppies and adolescent dogs
eat more than the adult dogs. Likewise the geriatric
dog eats less than the adult dog due to the reduced
movements of the dog. However, remember to restrict
the amounts of protein during the feeding of diet
to the aged dogs.