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puppy feeding

Postby cominahead » Mon Dec 02, 2013 10:24 am

getting a new puppy this sat. currently the breeder is feeding a softened mush 3 times a day. they food should be solid by this weekend. I am wondering when to make switch to 2 times a day. what are your feeding schedules? early morning and afternoon? before play or train time or after? any tips appreciated. thanks for input
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Re: puppy feeding

Postby TCFarmer » Mon Dec 02, 2013 11:49 am

I feed my puppies 3x a day for as long as I can, usually a couple of weeks, from then on it's twice a day. Once in the morning and once at night. The nighttime feeding is usually between 8 and 9. The morning feeding depends on our training/hunting schedule. I feed at least 3 hours before a training session or wait for 1 hour or more after.
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Re: puppy feeding

Postby cominahead » Mon Dec 02, 2013 1:44 pm

thank you was gonna hold on to 3 times a day for 2 weeks then move to twice a day.

if you hunt dog in early am you don't feed till after hunt?

do you take out to bathroom before going in to eat on off day? or after? or both?
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