Feeding your dog regularly is essential for the health and growth of your loyal companion, so you must be careful to take more care of him and create a healthy environment for him to make him more comfortable with you. So these 8 essential tips will help you feed your dog in a good and healthy way.
1.Water all times
Although it may seem childish, this first simple advice to implement is truly ESSENTIAL. So, even if you are in a hurry because you need to go to an appointment, or other, remember to check if
your dog’s water bowl is full! Your faithful companion must always have water available throughout the day.
Tip: Put your dog’s water bowl in an obvious place. so that you can always have a look at it.
2. Clean water
Now that you’re thinking about checking the water of dog every day, it is also necessary to think of the change! Clean, good quality water will not only be beneficial for your faithful companion.
Tip: If there are several of you at home, set up a daily calendar to find out who change your dog’s water and what day.
3. Personal bowl
Of course, your dog’s bowl must be clean. Do not use any of your bowls or one of your plates as a bowl!
4. Avoid abrupt changes
A dog’s diet is an essential part of its health. The abrupt change could have consequences for his
metabolism (e.g. diarrhea). For example, if you plan to change the foods they usually eat for the replacement by others, do it progressively, for at least one week, even two if possible.
Tip: Keep an up-to-date logbook, which lists the different meals of your dog
5. No leftovers!
Leftovers from your meals cannot constitute or supplement the diet of your dog. Your dog needs a healthy and balanced diet!
6. Adapted food
To be in good shape, your dog needs an adapted food, rich in nutrients such as protein, but also calcium and phosphorus. The kibbles are the perfect compromise: they can be are easy to store and usually contain everything you need. Be careful however to choose them well and to take into consideration the age, size, and breed of your dog.
7. Education and nutrition
Your dog’s education also includes his diet. Educate him so that he can remove his bowl without him grumbling for example. Teach him not to beg for your food when you’re at the table. If you give in, it could become a habit for him. Also, teach him not to ask for more than you have.
Served in his bowl (taking into account the fact that you have served him served a quantity of food adapted to his physiological needs).
8. Feeding behavior
Your dog’s appetite may vary. This may be due to several factors: temperature, the appearance of the food… Indeed when the temperature is cool, for example, dogs tend to more to eat, on the contrary, they will eat less in temperatures high. In the bitch, during periods of heat, it is not uncommon that the appetite drops.
Please note: Lack of appetite in a dog can also be a symptom of illness, a sign of pain, and/or fever. In this case, contact your veterinarian immediately.