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He is so cute and I always feed him more. I have bought a pet feeder to schedule the meal. How often do you feed your dog?
 

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My dogs are fed twice a day in a weighed amount and their daily food allowence takes into consideration treats.
If you overfeed your dog you are not being kind its cruel the dog cannot control its own weight and you will cause health issues such as joint problems or diabetes and could shorten his life,
 

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We feed twice a day, once when we get up in the morning and once in the late afternoon/early evening. Puppies under about six months get an evening snack as well, and sometimes lunch, depending on what seems to work best for the individual in question. We often feed in stuffable food toys like the Kong or puzzle toys to slow our boys down and make meals more physically and mentally satisfying. If we know we have plans to do a lot of training in a day, we will feed smaller meals, but even on 'normal' days we are careful not to overfeed at meals so there's room for rewards, impromptu training sessions, or the occasional treat or edible chew without overdoing the calories.

Scheduling meals and having a set amount each time is also a super good idea because you'll know how much he's eating. Sometimes changes in eating habits are the first sign there's a medical issue going on, so it's smart to make sure you can keep track!
 

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Twice a day here as well. When life is normal and we're away from the home working, we usually feed in the morning right before the last person leaves (so often around 7am to 7:30am) and then in the evening about 6:30pm or so (sometimes later now that I've lost my "alarm" dog who would come and stare at me right around 6:30pm every single day to make sure I fed her on time).

Now that we're home all day, we tend to be a bit more lax. They usually get fed mid-morning sometime and between 6 and 7 in the evening.

They're fed a measured amount (1/2 cup each) both times. If there's any heavy training going on when they're getting a lot of treats, their food gets cut back to compensate.
 

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I feed adult dogs twice a day. I use a standard 8 ounce measuring cup to measure out their food, taking into account how much exercise they are getting, and what their condition is. Too thin and I up their food a smidge. Too pudgy and I drop it down a bit. I also take how many treats (training or "here's a cookie for being cute") they've had since breakfast, and adjust their dinner accordingly.

Puppies should be fed four to two times a day, depending on the age and size. Very young and/or small puppies need to be fed four times a day. Slightly older puppies get fed three times a day. Once they are about six to eight months old, unless they are a toy or very small breed, that can be dropped to twice a day.
 

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Twice a day for my adult dogs, and I measure. As LeoRose said, puppies need 3 or 4 meals a day depending on age.
 

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Our adult toy dogs eat 2x/day. First meal as soon as I get up in the morning so they have time to be outdoors and run before we go to work. Second meal is 5-6pm. Always measured and take any treats, training, increased activity into account.
 

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We feed our 40# dog a cup and a half daily (Purina Pro Plan, vet recommended it), but we split it up over 6 feedings. She's used to that now.
Is it wrong or harmful to feed her like that instead of twice daily?
 

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We feed our 40# dog a cup and a half daily (Purina Pro Plan, vet recommended it), but we split it up over 6 feedings. She's used to that now.
Is it wrong or harmful to feed her like that instead of twice daily?
I don't eat six times per day. It would be too time consuming. I'm not home enough all day to find the time to feed a dog six times per day. I would feed an orphaned pup every few hours as needed, but an adult dog can wait for 6-8 hours between meals. There is nothing wrong or harmful, just time consuming. And what goes in must come out, so lots of potty breaks.
 

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I don't eat six times per day. It would be too time consuming. I'm not home enough all day to find the time to feed a dog six times per day. I would feed an orphaned pup every few hours as needed, but an adult dog can wait for 6-8 hours between meals. There is nothing wrong or harmful, just time consuming. And what goes in must come out, so lots of potty breaks.
She's good with the potty breaks. I'm home a lot so she's gotten used to these feeding times and we're very consistent. She kind of expects it now and seems to know the exact time too.
Just worried about how it would be if we had to leave her with someone for a couple days.
 
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