Bobtail feeding: rules and principles
Bobtail Feeding - the question is responsible, and it must be resolved before the dog appears in your house. At first, follow the recommendations of the breeder. All changes to the diet are introduced gradually.
In the photo: Bobtail dog
It happens that the bobtail's appetite disappears or is disturbed. Do not panic. Establish a reason and do not force the dog to eat what it does not want.
The bobtail should have 2 bowls: for water and food. Moreover, clean water should always be available. Bowls should be clean.
Bobtail is fed at the same time.
It’s best to keep a consistent diet that is right for your dog.
How many times a day to feed Bobtail?
The number of feeds per day depends on the age of the bobtail.
Number of feedings per day
Up to 2 months
2 - 4 months
4 to 7 months
Older than 7 months
How to feed a bobtail?
The basis of the Bobtail diet for natural nutrition should be protein: meat, fish, yogurt, kefir and cottage cheese. The meat is given raw and chopped. The fish is given marine, boneless.
Also, the diet should have enough vitamins, minerals, minerals and fats (unrefined vegetable oil).
Dogs are given raw vegetables and fruits.
The amount of meat per day can be calculated by the following formula:
The amount of meat per day
25-30 g per 1 kg of dog weight
20 g per 1 kg of dog weight
That is, if a bobtail weighs 35 kg, it needs 700 g of meat per day.
The meat is ½ a daily bobtail ration.
If you prefer dry food, choose a premium or super premium class from well-known and trusted manufacturers. Focus on the age, size and activity level of the Bobtail.
Do not overfeed the bobtail - this can cause problems with the musculoskeletal system.
The growth of the dog depends on the genetic program, and not on feeding, so you should not too hard to feed the dog food, dreaming of raising a larger pet - this will only harm you. Bobtail ribs should be palpated.