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  1. How many times a day do you feed your dog?

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    I hope this is the right forum to post in! So you know how on the bags of dog food (& online) theres a recommendation to feed your dog 3x a day if its a puppy and then transition to 2x a day once it becomes an adult? Is there a specific reason for that or is it simply a convenience thing? My...
  2. Should I feed my old dogs twice a day?

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    Hello. How is everyone? My dogs are over 10 years old. One is a golden retriever & the other is a miniature pinscher. The golden retriever is average weight, definitely not overweight. The min pin is a little overweight but not obese. All my dog's life they have been fed one time per day for...
  3. Quick question on feeding times for puppies

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    Hi guys just now I have a 14 week old husky/northern Inuit house breaking is going fine apart from the middle of the night around 4am she doesn't get crated but she's fine with that I think the problem is my feeding times she gets fed 09.00, 1300, 1800 and then 2200 but can I feed her 3 times a...
  4. Fading Puppy urgent question

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    My Min Pin delivered a huge 7 pup litter yesterday. All seem to be doing well except one which is tiny compared to the rest. Its birth weight was 125 gram and it has lost weight to 110 gram today despite my making sure it is getting its turn to get plenty of milk from the dam. Its keen to feed...
  5. Problem determining amount of food to feed new rescues

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    First, I have run the dog food calculators, and they are telling me that these dogs need 3.5 to 4 cups of food per day. Just to cover that first. That is aligned with the info on the dog food bags (if a bit generous). 6 weeks ago I took in two large breed male, unneutered foster pups. I have...
  6. Raw Feeding- Two fussy Dogs

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    Hi Im just starting this thread in the hope that someone could give me ideas on how to get organs into my dogs raw diet. They will eat anything from chicken frames to green tripe and necks, however they will not touch the main types of raw organ (kidney/liver etc). The only organ they will eat...
  7. When do puppies usually start eating less?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Kidogo is almost 5 months old, and we feed him Diamond Naturals puppy. We've been trying to feed him 2 cups a day but most days he eats a little bit less than that, as little as 1.3 cups a day. He is fed twice a day, anytime between 6:30-8:30, and another time between 4-7. When he eats less in...
  8. Food and housebreaking questions...

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hi everyone! Our Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier is 13 weeks old now and we've had him for a little over a month. I have two main concerns: 1. He doesn't seem to be making much progress on housetraining. We can usually avoid accidents by taking him out every half hour to an hour, depending on...
  9. My dog is used to free-feeding

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    I just moved into my fiance's house, and his dog is a scheduled eater and will eat anything she can get her paws on. My dog, however, is used to free-feeding (with my dad's dog). I haven't been able to get her to eat yet (she is very nervous about living somewhere new), but I'm afraid that if I...
  10. raw feeding 4 month old large breed puppy

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    hi im new here,i have a 4 month old rottweiler x a/bulldog,she weighs around the 40lb mark and ive just started feeding raw to her over the last few days. ive been researching about amounts to feed im feeding a chicken quarter with bone for breakfast, for lunch a handful of sliced up lambs...
  11. Morning Routine

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    As I get ready to get my first dog (a Golden Retriever puppy), I'm trying to plan out a daily schedule/routine. (I am single and live alone.) I want to verify the best sequence of events, especially for the mornings. I assume I should take her out to potty as soon as I wake up since she'll have...
  12. 3rd meal time - when is it good to stop?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Our puppy is PRETTY big now; when I give him his lunch in the afternoon he never seems very interested. Should I just leave it for him and when he wants he can go for it? ( I mean I do want to be able to trust him with free feeding AND the cats food so really I see it as a good thing) Or can I...
  13. Taking up water and food

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    I understand it that one good way to feed a dog is to give it food twice a day, then hide the leftovers when the dog's done. I was under impression that water should be always available. But after lurking a little on these forums I see that many people take up water also. So, what's your...
  14. Goldendoodle Puppy eats too FAST and gets sick :(

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    We have a 14 week old Goldendoodle and he LOVES to eat his Blue Buffalo Lamb & Oatmeal. However, He will eat so fast that he doesn't really chew and sometimes throws up whole food after. We have tried a few things: putting a kong toy/bowl in his dish, feed him with a slow feeder bowl, space...
  15. Should my dog gain weight?

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    Hi all, I got my dog Oscar from a shelter just about a month ago. He's a lovely, quiet and relaxed lap dog/couch potato and we're happy to have given him a new home. My question is: do you think he needs to gain weight? He's about one year old and a Leonberger mix, weighs about 33 lbs and stands...
  16. At what point can you transition a puppy to adult food portions?

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    hi everyone! My dog is 8 pounds, 7 months old, female Bichon Frise (very small) - She's currently on a puppy feeding regiment, When is the right time to switch her to an adult feeding routine? Is there a right time? Rather than age, are there other indicators that are more reliable? I know...
  17. Food for 5 month old Lab puppy

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    I have a 5 month old lab puppy and am looking for a high quality kibble. I am confused about the conflicting advice about protein amounts for puppies, large breed puppy vs. small breed puppy foods or use adult dog food. Then there is the calcium/phosphorus ratio. I am open to paying more for a...
  18. Feeding a puppy raw

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    I want to start mixing raw foods into my puppy's diet. Kibble one day and raw the next. He's only 9 weeks old and I'm concerned about him choking on bones. What's the best things to feed? I already gave him some beef ribs and he LOVED them.
  19. puppy problem?

    General Dog Forum
    i have my 3 month old cream chowchow.. i just noticed that when he's at the cage and he saw me or our maid, he keeps on jumping. His head always bumps at the roof. When he's out, he act like a crazy dog. Like, he's trying to bite us and he was like " imma bite you, don't touch me!".. and...
  20. Can anyone offer kennel training and feeding advice?

    Dog Training Forum
    We just got a black lab mixed puppy from an animal shelter, and he was the most amazing thing we've ever had walk into our lives. We discovered a few days after bringing him home that he had parvo. It really took a toll on us. We had him hospitalized at the vet for 4 days, being hooked up to an...
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