The importance of good nutrition in puppies

good nutrition in puppies

The feeding puppies in growth stage should be well balanced and high quality, because in the first months of life undergo many changes during its growth. All large breed puppies and small have to be powered by four or five meals a day this must be so until he was four months old and reducing to three times a day for six months. After six months with two servings a day is more than enough to feed our pet. The dog is an adult from the year and a half and that is when reached its last size and weight except for the huge breeds which reach maturity at two years.

good nutrition in puppies

The puppy should eat a meal that will add a great deal of energy and contain quality nutrients, to stimulate their natural defenses and are rich in natural fibers, which reinforce the mucous. It is a recipe made ​​especially for dogs with liver failure kidney failure pancreatitis rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune diseases. To prepare this recipe is preferable to use lean white poultry or fish and all kinds of vegetables unless they are rich in foliate such as chard beans because we can overload the kidney.


  • 2 thighs boneless chicken or only 400 grams.
  • ½ zucchini.
  • 50 g. of beans.
  • 100g peas.
  • 2 carrots large.
  • 2 stalks celery.
  • 1 cup rice.
  • Preparation

Cut the vegetables and place those on the fire when it boils put the rice stirring continually to prevent sticking lower the heat so that it cooks slowly. Cut the chicken into squares and add to stew. Once the rice is cooked turn off the heat and let cool then it serves our dog.

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My name is Dr. Winnie. I earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Duke University, a Masters of Science in Biology from St Georges University, and graduated from the University of Pretoria Veterinary School in South Africa. I have been an animal lover and owners all my life having owned a Rottweiler named Duke, a Pekingese named Athena and now a Bull Mastiff named George, also known as big G! I'm also an amateur equestrian and love working with horses. I'm a full-time Veterinarian in South Africa specializing in internal medicine for large breed dogs. I enjoy spending time with my husband, 2 kids and Big G in my free time. Author and Contribturor at SeniorTailWaggers, A Love of Rottweilers, DogsCatsPets and TheDogsBone