How to keep your pup healthy by feeding right amount of food - The Santa Clarita Valley Proclaimer

All dogs are different, but the best practice is to simply follow the instructions on your dog food bag

Your dog could face unnecessary weight loss, lower energy, nutrition-related medical disorders and even death if you’re not feeding it enough food

On the other hand, Born Free Pet Food says overfeeding your dog can lead to obesity, which is linked to heart and respiratory problems

Dogs should generally be fed twice a day, with a portion size based on your dog’s breed, size, age and health condition

You should normally feed a puppy about twice as much as an adult dog, since they’re more energetic and need lots of nutrients

To determine portion size and your dog’s ideal feeding schedule, it’s best to talk to your veterinarian.

Many dog breeds may need to get out of the house for 15 minute walks three or four times a day

Again, the best way to know what’s right for your dog is to speak with your veterinarian.

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