Friday, November 27, 2009

Dogs Need Different Diets at Different Ages

Dogs need different diets at different ages. Yes. This is true. For example, the puppy needs milk as the main food while adult dogs may need beef or chicken in addition to hard-boiled eggs and milk. So, depending on the age factor, the diet schedule varies in reality for the dogs like any other species.

Puppies need greater amounts of protein, fat and carbohydrates than an adult dog. Additionally, puppies need to eat more frequent schedule in one day, unlike an adult dog. Movement requirements based on the diet more in the case of puppies, because they are often more active than adult dogs.

Elder dogs need restricted protein but the protein easier to digest and easily assimilated in the body. Diet schedule should have enough water supplies for them. Old dogs eat too much protein may finally lead to the load to the structure of the kidneys and eventually, the dog may end up damaging filters in the kidneys.

This is true especially when the dog's immune system is compromised due to various factors. Similarly, parents need less food only because the movement dog adult dog is very limited and therefore, they should spend the limited energy.

Female dogs in the stage of pregnancy does not need to be fed a full stomach because it may cause some discomfort to the animals. However, pregnant animals and lactating animals require special food items that give the kind of balanced with proper nutrition supplements of vitamins and minerals.

Animals that feed the puppies should be fed with sufficient amounts of calcium and therefore, there will not be any shortage of calcium-based and the bones of puppies will be strong without curving.


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