How to feed a puppy spaniel
Spaniels - hunting dogs, so the first days of the appearance of the puppy in your home, you should know that you are the future grow restless and inquisitive hunters, and for its normal growth and development is necessary to proper feeding. Puppy diet should be balanced and diverse. It should not overeat, and obtain all necessary for proper development of mineral salts, vitamins, proteins, fats and carbohydrates.
Instruction how to feed a puppy spaniel
In the first 4-5 days after the puppy came home, continue to feed him the way he used to, and the new products do not enter. Ask details from the breeder on diet and the diet of the puppy. After an adaptation period of up to 2 months of feeding spaniel puppy should be six-time - at 6:00, 10:00, 13:00, 16:00, 19:00 and the last at 23:00. Porridge, cheese and meat, let him at first, and the last feeding at 13:00. At 10:00 - Only curd, at 16:00 - cottage cheese and cereal, 19:00 - cheese and meat. In the early days the amount of each feeding should be 3 teaspoons.
New products are introduced in the puppy diet gradually, starting with 1 tablespoon. This is a necessary measure in case of individual intolerance or an allergic reaction. After the feeding trial must be at least 12 hours, so you can make sure that the puppy came product.
From 2 to 4 months puppy feed already 5 times, from 4 to 6 are already 4 times, from 6 to 8 months - 3 times, from 8 to 10 months - 2 times, and then, to the year, put it on one meal. If the dog's weight will exceed the rate of one day per week do discharge.
From meat spaniel puppies can be given chopped into pieces of beef (beef stomach of the dog does not master), meat of domestic chickens in cheese and boiled, boiled heart, liver, kidney and lung. It is impossible to give the lamb and pork. Fish - sea only boiled, very rarely - crude. Eggs give 1-2 times a week, boiled "boiled".
As a source of fiber, carbohydrates and vitamins let the puppy oatmeal. Rice and buckwheat mix in a ratio of 1: 1. Do not feed millet and pearl barley.
From fermented milk products are recommended kefir, fermented baked milk, organic yogurt. Up to 9-10 months, let alone calcined cheese, which you can add crushed egg shells.
Almost all vegetables stewed and boiled helpful puppy, but do not forget to add in them and 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil, without which they are not metabolized in the puppy's stomach. From the fruit it can be apples, bananas and pears. Citrus - are excluded.
With two months give him vitamins "for puppies", which are sold in veterinary pharmacies and dried sea kale as a natural source of iodine, essential for the development of your future assistant on the hunt.