Features of dry food for sterilized dogs * DogSecrets.ru
After sterilization, the veterinarian may adviseChange pet food. This is due to the fact that sterilization changes the metabolism of the body and deprives it of the production of certain sex hormones, which affects the further development of the body.
Why do we need special food for sterilized dogs?
The food for sterilized dogs from usual differs primarily in low calorie. Hormonal failure often leads to the fact thatThe animal on the former stern after the operation begins to gain weight. Keep it on a diet does not make sense, otherwise you can get a "pendulum effect." That is, upon returning to normal food, the increased weight will not only return, but will also increase.
Therefore, a lifetime lightweight diet is needed. But it must be balanced and full. After all, sterilized - this is not a sick dog. She just needs a low-calorie, but full-value feed and active walks.
Another problem is the dosage of feed. The dog should not be hungry, but the bowl should not remain in the bowl. It is necessary to conduct a series of experiments, and determine at what dose of food, the dog is not hungry, eats all the food and would like to eat a little more.
Known feed lines for sterilized dogs</ P>
- Eukanuba feeds have a special line forSterilized dogs - Sterilized Dogs feed and Daily Care Overweight. It is a balanced and full-fledged daily diet with a reduced amount of calories, the optimal amount of natural fiber and a natural "burner" of fat - L-Carnitine.
- Especially for nutrition of sterilized dogs Canidae Platinum food is produced. It does not include fat chicken, turkey, lamb and ocean fish.
- For sterilized dogs specially designedPro Pac Senior Chicken Meal & Rice Formula and Pro Pac Low Fat Rice Chicken Meal Formula. They contain the optimal amount of protein and minimum fat. They are easily digested and have the optimal amount of nutrients needed for a healthy life.
- There are specialized feeds from Hill's.
If the dog used to feed before the operationA certain brand, it is better to look for specialized feeds within the limits of a favorite food. So the body will experience less stress when switching to a new feed.
Almost all manufacturers of dog food of a class above premium produce special lines. If the usual manufacturer does not have a special feed for the sterilized dogs, diet food for dogs is also suitable. Or you can try a new feed, but its class should be higher than usual.