Yes I know…Feeding schedule? You might have heard shot schedule but feed schedule?
Yes there is such thing and it’s very important for long healthy dog life.
NOTE: Never give them food until they are 100% full, 80% is enough. Or this cause obesity. Snacks avoid as much as possible. Old dogs should reduce protein in their diet, there is aged dog specialized dog feed.
Newly born~Puppy feeding
- Until 20 days old: raw meat or chicken chest meat: dog milk
How to make: Cut the raw meat very small pieces and mix it with the milk
How to feed: make the food round and small about size about your piney finger tips and slowly take it into dog’s mouth.
- Until 28 days old: Dog feed, boiled water and dog milk
How to make: Mix dog feed, water, dog milk and give it after 3-4 hours
How to feed: give it with hand until puppy get used to the feed than give it in a bowl
- Until 35 days old: Dog feed, boiled water
How to make: Mix water and dog feed for 1-2 hours in the morning it’s nice for the belly if you give more water.
How to feed: In a bowl
From birth to 3 months old puppies must eat 4 meal a day
3~6 months old puppies must eat 3 meals a day
Adult dogs should eat 2 meals
These meals should be given in regular timing give each meal 5 hours before giving puppy another meal. For adults give one in the morning and one in the evenings. It’s important to give the meal in a somewhat similar timing.
- From birth~3 months old: 4 times
Ideal timing: 7 am, 12 pm, 5 pm, 10 pm
- 3~6 months old: 3 times
Ideal timing: 7 am, 12 pm, 5 pm
- Adult dogs: 2 times (maybe a little small meal or snack in between)
Ideal timing: 7 am, 12 pm(snack time), 10 pm