Should you mix puppy food with water?

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Do consider adding water to dry kibble.

There are plenty of dogs and cats that love their dry kibble.

But if your pet has begun showing less interest in the food, it may be time to add a little "gravy." Consult your vet if your pet would benefit from adding water to your pet's diet.

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Some pets just prefer wet food to dry, so adding water to kibble can help. Also, since moistened kibble is easier to chew, your pet will have a more enjoyable eating experience, which can improve his interest in mealtime. Take caution however. Wet food cannot sit out all day waiting for your pet to get hungry.
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Do consider adding water to dry kibble.

There are plenty of dogs and cats that love their dry kibble.

But if your pet has begun showing less interest in the food, it may be time to add a little "gravy." Consult your vet if your pet would benefit from adding water to your pet's diet.

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On the contrary, if your pet is finicky or tends to have a weaker food drive, adding water to their food can help stimulate their appetite.

When water is added, the kibble expands and releases it's aroma, which can increase your pet's interest.

Some pets just prefer wet food to dry, so adding water to kibble can help.

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Food and Water in the Crate

Food is unnecessary in the crate and can lead to your puppy having an unfortunate accident inside his safe place. If he's on a schedule, it's your responsibility to maintain that schedule.
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Most need about an ounce of fluids per pound of body weight per day, so a 10-pound dog needs a bit over a cup of clean water daily.

Really active or lactating dogs may need more and puppies generally drink more than adult dogs.

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It's best to remove your puppy's water bowl at night.

So, if your lights-out time is at 11 p.m., a puppy should have no food or water after about 8–8:30 p.m.

This gives you a chance to take him out for a one last potty break before settling in for the night.

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On the contrary, if your pet is finicky or tends to have a weaker food drive, adding water to their food can help stimulate their appetite.

When water is added, the kibble expands and releases it's aroma, which can increase your pet's interest.

Some pets just prefer wet food to dry, so adding water to kibble can help.

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