Should i feed my puppy wet or dry food?

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Most puppies can eat unmoistened dry food at about 6 weeks of age, but the kibble size should be appropriate for the breed of dog.

This always true, but especially for those on dry food, since they're not getting much water from the food itself, as they would with fresh, raw, or canned food.

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Puppy food should also be higher in calories than adult food to compensate for the energy puppies expend by growing and playing.

About half of the calories they consume are spent on tissue growth and development.

You should consult your veterinarian to determine a healthy food for your growing puppy.

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Feeding adult food will rob your puppy of important nutrients.

Four feedings a day are usually adequate to meet nutritional demands.

Large breeds should be fed unmoistened dry food by 9 or 10 weeks; small dogs by 12 or 13 weeks.

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Puppies are growing and developing every day, and require a food that meets those high-energy demands.

As your puppy becomes an adult dog, you may need to adjust his diet.

You should begin slowly transitioning your puppy to adult food when he is one year old, or when your veterinarian recommends doing so.

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Because puppies need so many nutrients to grow, it's important to give them food that provides complete and balanced nutrition.

And avoid table scraps, which teach your puppy at a young age to beg for treats at the table and can cause digestive upset and pancreatitis, a serious illness.

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Most puppies can eat unmoistened dry food at about 6 weeks of age, but the kibble size should be appropriate for the breed of dog.

This always true, but especially for those on dry food, since they're not getting much water from the food itself, as they would with fresh, raw, or canned food.

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Feeding adult food will rob your puppy of important nutrients.

Four feedings a day are usually adequate to meet nutritional demands.

Large breeds should be fed unmoistened dry food by 9 or 10 weeks; small dogs by 12 or 13 weeks.

3โ€“6 months: Sometime during this period, decrease feedings from four to three a day.

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For example, a Great Dane puppy should never consume normal dog food because it contains too much protein and fat for their growing muscles and bones.

The Great Dane uses less energy per pound compared to smaller breeds and should be fed accordingly to their specific size.

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