Feeding puppies of the toy-Terrier, Chihuahua and Yorkies
Feeding is one of the most important problems in growing a puppy toy Terrier, Chihuahua or York.
If You want Your puppy grew up strong, healthy and happy, he needs correct feeding.
To start feeding a puppy brought from a breeder, you must strictly on his recommendation to avoid stomach upset from sudden diet changes. And you should continue to build diet your puppy in accordance with the recommendation of the breeder.
In future it will be possible to translate puppy to your diet, but it has to happen gradually. The puppy should be a specific place for feeding.
Feeding levels depend primarily on the size of the dog (the capacity of her stomach). Overeating and malnutrition adversely affects activity of the digestive tract. Are formed constipation or diarrhea, irregular bowel movements.
Depending on the age of the puppy depends on the number of times of feedings per day.
from 1.5 to 3 months fed 6 times a day, from 3 to 4 months fed 5 times a day, from 5 months – 4 times a day, from 6 months to 3 times a day, after 7-8 months they are fed 2 times a day, morning and evening as adult dogs.
On a normal (adult) feeding regime (morning and evening) puppies transferred after a complete change of milk teeth to permanent, carrying out age immunization and subsequent quarantine.
From feeding diet dependent metabolic processes in the body, the functioning of its organs and energy production for heating. The growth and development of the puppy is directly dependent on the correct diet and the quality of the products. Substandard products may lead to disorders in the body and expose the puppy, the adult dog, and even puppies are not born into mortal danger. So the food should be of high quality and environmentally friendly.
The most common feeding puppies toy-Terrier and Chihuahua is considered to be feeding with natural products — meat, milk-sour products, vegetables and fruits, cereals. Also used in feeding and finished feed. Some breeders used mixed type of feeding, combining natural products with finished feed.
The puppies have a good appetite and eat everything they are given, bread with milk, porridge etc. it is Necessary that the feeding of puppies of the toy-Terrier and Chihuahua, was rich in dairy products (Bifidok, cheese). You need to gradually introduce meat, fish without bones. The puppy should be feed by mode and fill.
Sample menu for puppy (can be changed at your discretion)
It is impossible to give beans, peas, barley.
Water should always, daily updated. Milk yield the susceptibility, but it is advisable to offer milk after each feeding.
ATTENTION. Do not feed puppies hot or cold food, as well as salty, sweet, bitter, smoked, spicy food. It is also strictly forbidden to give raw meat from the market, it’s dangerous.
FEEDING DRY FOOD:
Currently produces a wide range of dry feed, such that many are not able to understand them. Dry foods vary in purpose, content, size, shape, etc.
Currently the feed is divided into three main classes: 1. Economy class (economy). In 100g. contains up to 300. Premium (regular). In 100g. contains up to 350. 3. Super-class). In 100g. contains up to 450.
Feed the Economy consists of low-cost products with protein fillers. These foods are digested not polnostiyu consequently they require more for adequate food intake. Feed this class: Chappy, Luncheon, Oscar, Bellamy, Purina, etc.
Feed Premium digestible, as composed of a diverse range of quality meat products, vegetables and rice. This class of feed: Pedigree, Frolic, Friskas, ProPak, etc.
Feed Super premium class is fully balanced and easily assimilated food, with 80% consisting of the best meats of Turkey, chicken, rabbit, lamb, and eggs and rice.
Buying any food it is necessary to carefully read the manufacturer’s packaging all product details, to pay attention to the period of manufacture and storage conditions.
Just need to know when feeding dry feed: – it is Impossible to overfeed a puppy, you must adhere to the norms specified feeding on food packaging; – you must not use the broth, milk for soaking feed can be soaked with water if the puppy is hard to digest in dry form; – not drastically and frequently change the brand of feed (leading to functional impairment and impaired development); – you cannot use feeds that are not age-appropriate.
To balance this or that diet alone is difficult. That is the benefit of dry feed, in which the balance is close to perfect.
And thus, to prevent your dog natural food – this means to deprive it of energy natural ingredients, which is distinctly different from redesigned. Therefore, they can be combined.
Of natural food you can take finely-chopped meat (can be pork, but brewed with boiling water for 10-15 minutes), as well as the cheese, egg, cooked beetroot, grated carrot (to add to meat dishes. From cereals preferably brewed with boiling water and infused for 10-15 minutes oat flakes with a small amount of vegetable oil.
The toy-Terriers and Chihuahuas are quite subtle and whimsical creation, the cause of their dwarfism, which entails some changes in the nervous system (sharpens its sensitivity). So they can act up in the diet, to want one thing or another. Throughout life it is important to provide a varied diet. The main thing to remember is you cannot mix in one feeding with natural products and dry. If the food is picked up correctly and dogs don’t have problems with the gastrointestinal tract, there is no great crime, if you will feed mixed.