Recommended Diet for Dog

Water is equally important, even more so than the food. Your dog should always have a bowl with water available. This bowl needs to be cleaned every day because a lack of hygiene can lead to a lot of diseases.

Don't let your dog eat after hours and he shouldn't eat with you either. This is not convenient for his education or his health because the products that are not harmful for you may actually be very harmful for your dog. The quality of food your dog eats has a vital importance for its proper development and health.

Whenever possible, give your dog raw or slightly grilled meat. The meat should preferably be cow, lamb, bird or horse meat. The guts should be cooked in order to prevent the puppy from getting the infamous tenia worm.

You should definitely discard chicken, rabbit, and bird bones because they have a lot of splinters and they can cause them intestinal perforation which could even lead to death. However, spongy bones like lamb, cow or calf knee bone or chest bone are very good for teething and the bone calcification.

Regarding vegetables, like spinach or carrots, it is preferable to prepare them cooked. Crush them really well because if not, it will be impossible for your dog to digest them. Dogs can also eat raw carrots as long as you grate them really finely.

It is very healthy for your dog to eat raw yolk at least twice a week. Conversely, it is not recommended to feed them the egg white.

If possible, we recommend you give your dog some boiled fish once a week. However, please stay clear from any kind of bluefish as it can be very dangerous for your dog.

Boiled rice should also be part of your puppy's diet, but things like beans, peas, potatoes, etc. are considered harmful for your dog.

If you want to reward your dog, you can give him yogurt with honey, but only once a day.

Although it might sound odd, milk is not very recommendable for puppies because they don't digest it well and it can cause them gastric problems.

Apart from feeding your dog always at the same time, don't leave the food out for too long, twenty minutes as a maximum. If the dog won't eat, it might be because he is already full and isn't hungry. If you leave the food on the bowl, the food can go rotten and result in digestive problems.

Puppies throw up very easily after eating. There can be many reasons for this: the dog ate too fast, the dog is too excited, the dog can't assimilate the food well because of an excessive intake of food, the dog accidentally swallowed a strange object, etc. If the vomiting was produced by any of these causes, the puppy will immediately go back to eating.

If you observe that, after vomiting, the dog doesn't want to eat again and it is sad, you have to find out if the food is in good state and discard intoxication. Another cause of vomiting could be that the dog is incubating a disease, in which case you should immediately take him to the veterinarian.

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