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Feeding the puppy Dachshund

A healthy Dachshund puppy . as a rule, is easily adaptable to any reasonable mode of feeding, even inappropriate for most of taxat “cat system” — when food is constantly in the bowl. However, it is advisable to feed your puppy several times a day, small portions, traditional dog food.

Derived from food calories consumed in childhood on growth, movement and metabolism, so I need to attach to the cost of the puppy’s body in every specific period.

To some extent, the feeding affects the rate of growth, but only within the so-called reaction norm of the organism, which is genetically. Therefore, keep your puppy on a starvation diet that it has not grown too large, useless, and few of today’s owners, this idea will come to mind. But overfeeding puppies and adult dachshunds, is a real challenge .

And advise here in grams very difficult: according to my records, our bitches the standard g/W taxes at 3 months weighed 4-4. 5 kg (final weight of 8.3 kg and 10), but the Kobel’kov American line in 3 months is 7.2 kg, and in 4 months is 8.6! It is clear that nutrient requirements are quite different.

The main criteria, do not overeat puppy — how it looks, how easy it moves and, of course, there are no problemwith stomach. Experienced dog person to navigate easier, but in any case you should have common sense and don’t shrink from to look at the pile that were “produced” by the puppy. The feces OK feature, but not “stone”, without undigested pieces; emptied the puppy without difficulty, the Pope does not travel; it happens several times a day. Continue reading

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