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How much do I feed?

Feeding your puppy a raw diet offers numerous health benefits, but determining the right amount to feed can be confusing. In this blog post, we’ll provide a comprehensive guide to help you understand how much raw food to feed your growing pup at different stages of their development.

Feeding Guidelines:

  1. 8 to 12 Weeks:
    • Aim for 10–8% of their body weight.
    • Puppies in this age range are rapidly growing and require higher levels of nutrients to support their development.
  2. 12 to 16 Weeks:
    • Adjust to 8–6% of their body weight.
    • As your puppy grows, their nutritional needs change, so it’s essential to adjust their portions accordingly.
  3. 4 to 6 Months:
    • Aim for 5–6% of their body weight.
    • By this age, your puppy’s growth rate begins to slow down, but they still require a nutrient-rich diet to support their development.
  4. 6 to 9 Months:
    • Aim for 4–5% of their body weight.
    • Your puppy is transitioning into adolescence, so it’s important to monitor their weight and adjust their portions accordingly.
  5. 9 Months and Older:
    • Aim for 3–4% of their body weight.
    • As your puppy reaches adulthood, their nutritional needs stabilize, and you can adjust their portions accordingly.

Tips for Feeding:

  • Monitor your puppy’s weight regularly and adjust their portions accordingly.
  • Consider factors such as breed, activity level, and metabolism when determining portion sizes.

Feeding your puppy a raw diet can provide them with essential nutrients for optimal health and development. By following these feeding guidelines and monitoring your puppy’s weight and growth, you can ensure they receive the right amount of food at each stage of their development. Remember, every puppy is different, so it’s essential to adjust their portions based on their individual needs.