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I remember reading an article about how too much protein as a puppy causes growth spurts, and with this can cause weak bones and bone related problems.
Benji (8weeks old) started eatting rollover treats as a potty outside reward. However, the first ingredient is pork liver. My question is, if he is given this on a daily basis is he getting to much protein?
 

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oh, I don't think so. I give Nugget pea-sized liver treats (Bil Jac brand) a few times a day. Make sure to keep the treats small and sparse, though, or else you'll have a big ol begger in no time.

Benji getting too much protein would be from you feeding him a high protein diet. Puppy food is a science now and many brands offer the right amount of protein for your puppy's breed/weight group. But if you're ever unsure, the vet is a phone call away :D
 

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I believe what you're thinking of is calcium, not protein, in the role of bone issues in puppies and growth. Quality is what you should look for in protein.
 

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I believe what you're thinking of is calcium, not protein, in the role of bone issues in puppies and growth. Quality is what you should look for in protein.


It was def protein, i ended up asking the vet yesterday and she said as mentioned above be more worried about a high protein puppy diet causing growth spurts as apose to his 'yummy' treats.
 
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