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Start taking the puppy away from his mother for a few hours a day. Place her in a secluded, warm, dry, draft-free area. Offer her some moist puppy chow in a clean pie plate. You can also soften dry dog food until it has a gruel texture. Be prepared for this to be a messy adventure. Let her experiment with trying to eat the food.
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7-month old puppy. By the 7th month, your puppy should have all 42 of his adult teeth and look very much like a miniature adult. He should also be able to maintain two full meals per day. 8-month old puppy. By this time, a puppy will have a bountiful of sex hormones in his system, unless you have had your puppy neutered.
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Shetland Sheepdogs, popularly called Shelties, are small, compact herding dogs that resemble small Collies.These dogs' high energy level requires a nutritious diet high in protein and other nutrients. Owners should keep an eye on their dogs overall condition and health, and if the dogs begin to gain weight they should be fed less, while dogs that are too thin usually need more food.
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The decisions you make about your puppys nutrition will affect his growth, development and even his behavior. Feeding your puppy a high-quality puppy food helps set him up for a long and healthy life as an adult dog. This raises a lot of questions for first-time (and even veteran) puppy owners, though.
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A common complaint among those living with puppies is that they eat everything they can when outside. . . grass, dirt, leaves, sticks, feces from geese, rabbits, deer, and other animals and sometimes rocks, garbage or anything else they find when on a walk or out in the back yard.
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The recipe should also contain between 3% and 5% dietary fiber to ensure healthy digestion  too much fiber could upset your dogs stomach. Puppy Shetland Sheepdogs Diet  As a puppy, your Shetland Sheepdog needs a minimum of 22% protein and 8% fat in his diet. Because this is a high energy breed, however, and because these dogs reach ...
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Feeding Your Puppy: A First-Year Timeline. 612 weeks: Growing pups should be fed puppy food, a diet specially formulated to meet the nutritional needs for normal development. Feeding adult food ...
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Whether youre switching to adult food, changing products or beginning mixed feeding, its important to introduce new foods slowly. We recommend you do this during a week-long transition using the following proportions: Day 1 and 2: 75% previous food + 25% new food. Day 3 and 4: 50% previous food + 50% new food.
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The best dog food for your old english sheepdog must be AAFCO compliant, safe, affordable, and made with high-quality ingredients (predominantly meat). More specifiably, the best food for your unique old english sheepdog will also depend on the following: age, weight, health, activity level, and budget.
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Growing puppies, for example, consume more calories than adult dogs and so do young adult dogs. A young adult Shetland Sheepdog puppy weighing 15 pounds needs an estimated 591 calories per day. Because of the breeds small to medium size, we recommend feeding a food designed for small to medium dogs.

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