Feeding Pomeranian puppy and adult dog: diet
Pomeranian Spitz is a small dog that often has problems with the full digestion of food. Therefore, its feeding is not always a simple matter.
What to feed the Pomeranian Spitz and what can not be given to him? Read more in this article.
Feeding puppy Pomeranian Spitz
Having taken the puppy from the breeder, at first it is better than himFeed the same food that he received from birth. To translate on any other forages of the kid it is necessary gradually. Feed the puppy to 3 months need 4-5 times a day in very small portions. By the age of six months, the baby is fed already three times a day and, starting from 7 months, transferred to a two-time meal.
The volume of portions increases gradually. At first, the puppy's diet includes a lot of dairy products: porridge is cooked on milk, cottage cheese and yogurt are given. However, as you grow up, dairy products are given less and less, gradually removing them from the menu.
Puppy can be given to chew soft bones and cartilage(Beef or lamb). This not only develops the chewing apparatus, helps in time to get rid of the milk teeth, but also allows the puppy to get additional minerals. Kasha is best cooked from buckwheat, rice and oatmeal. Fish should be given without bones.
Useful to the puppies are vegetable salads, seasoned with a spoon of sour cream or vegetable oil. You can give and boiled vegetables.
Feeding Pomeranian Spitz with natural products: an approximate diet
In spite of its toy sizes, PomeranianSpitz is also a predator, and therefore its diet should consist half of the products of animal origin. The daily norm of meat products is calculated from the record of 25 grams per kilogram of dog weight. Best if it's beef, veal or chicken.
Meats need cereals and vegetables. Porridge is cooked from buckwheat and rice cereals. Sometimes useful Hercules. The most diverse vegetables can be given as raw (salads with butter or sour cream), and boiled in the form of a stew. In no event can spitzes give bones, like birds, or any other animals.
Feeding Pomeranian Spitz with dry food
Choosing such a small and capricious dog dry food, should be guided by several principles.
- First of all, this should be a high-quality feed not lower than the premium class from a well-established manufacturer.
- Secondly, the feed should be specialized, designed for dogs of small breeds and correspond to the age of the pet.
If the animal has any problems withHealth, it is better to choose a special therapeutic or preventive food. So, when a food allergy occurs in a dog, it is better to choose a hypoallergenic food.
Such a feed should be advised by a veterinarian. Both puppies and adult dogs of dwarf breeds should not be given biological nutritional supplements, mineral and vitamin nutritional supplements, especially without consulting a veterinarian.
If the dry food is chosen correctly, then there is no need for any additional fertilizing, since in a quality product everything is well balanced. It is very important when feeding with dry food that the dog has constant access to clean water.