The recommended dry feed rate is usually indicated on the packaging by the manufacturer. Consider that when feeding a dog with a “superpremium” class food, the daily norm is twice as low as when using less expensive “economy” class food.
With traditional homemade food, the amount of food eaten is governed by the dog’s appetite. Continue reading
In addition to proteins, carbohydrates and lipids, vitamins and minerals must be present in the diet of dogs. Some of them are already contained in food products, and the deficiency requires replenishment due to special additives (dressings, premixes, supplements).
Top dressing can be divided into two large groups: chemically synthesized and natural. Continue reading
Recently, domestic dog owners have an alternative to traditional homemade food. These are finished dry food and canned food for animals. Particularly popular are dry granulated feed. However, the number of their consumers and fans among owners, veterinarians, animal physiologists and dogs themselves is almost equal to the number of opponents. Continue reading
Experience shows that a dog needs a special diet that is different from the traditional menu of the host table. And above all, the body of a growing puppy requires a large amount of high-grade protein contained in the tissues and organs of animals. The general lack of protein intake from food leads to nitrogen starvation, a decrease in the protective function of the immune system, hormonal disruptions, slower growth and weakness of the musculoskeletal system. Continue reading
An important concern of each owner is to teach the puppy to be clean. It is noticed that already three-week puppies specially crawl out of the den to recover. Thus, cleanliness is the innate quality of the dog. Until your puppy has passed the course of preventive vaccinations, he is forced to stay in the house. And you have to be patient, removing 10-15 times a day the “traces of vital activity” of your little pet. Continue reading