Dogs need different diets at different ages
Dogs need different diets at different ages. For example, a puppy
needs milk as the major food item while an adult dog may need beef or chicken
in addition to the boiled egg and milk. So depending on the age factor, the
diet varies for dogs like any other species.
Puppies need greater
amounts of protein, fat and carbohydrates than an adult dog. Furthermore,
puppies need more frequent feeding schedules in a day, unlike an adult dog.
Puppies need to eat more often since they are often more active than the adult
Elder dogs need restricted protein but the protein needs to be
easily digestible and easily assimilated in the body. The diet schedule should
have ample supply of water for them. Feeding aged dogs too much protein may
lead to over burdening the renal structures and ultimately, the dog may end up
damaging its kidney.
This is true especially when the immune system of
these dogs is compromised due to many factors. Similarly, the elderly dogs need
less food only because the movements of the adult dogs are highly restricted
and hence, they have to spend a limited of energy.
Female dogs that are
pregnant should not be fed a full stomach since it may cause some discomfort to
the animal. However, the pregnant animal and the nursing animal need special
type of food items that deliver a balanced type of nutrition with proper
supplementation of vitamins and minerals.
The nursing animal with
puppies need to be fed with enough amounts of calcium and hence, there will not
be any calcium based deficiency and the bones of the puppies will be strong
without any curving.
Pet Food for Your Dog
Your dogs immune system's strength is affected by the quality of
nutrition your pet receives. A dog's behavior, happiness, health, longevity and
overall well-being are a direct result of the nutrition offered in the daily
Gift Items for Dog Lovers
Lots of gifts and other products for dog lovers, books, games,
puzzles, magnetic poetry, t-shirts and more.
Animal Lover Gift Ideas
Animal Lover Gifts come in many
shapes, sizes and price ranges. The easiest way to shop is to start with the
correct "Critter Category!"
Presents for Pooches
There are many of products on the
market for dogs from doggie treat Christmas stockings, to Christmas theme food
dishes, to Santa costumes to dress your dog up!
How much should I feed my
Many people will give different answers to this question based on
their experience with their dogs. However, the scientific facts related to
feeding dogs need to be considered.
Dog Owner's Guide: We're getting our new puppy
The excitement of a new puppy can go on for a dozen years or
more if you and your family take some precautions to keep your pet safe and
healthy. Although all accidents and illnesses cannot be prevented, there are
plenty of things you can do to reduce chances that your pet will suffer.
Whole Dog Journal is the monthly guide to natural dog care
Whole Dog Journal features natural care, diet and training advice,
information about complementary therapies like chiropractic, massage,
Feeding New Born Puppies
Lots of times we have one or
more of the puppies in a litter that need help during the first week. Right
here is where we say, as clearly as possible, if you can't be available to help
your bitch and your puppies at this time, you don't deserve to have those
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Basic Feeding Guide
Don't overfeed your puppy.
Follow the guidelines on the puppy food package for recommended
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