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    Question When to switch from puppy to adult food?

    What is a good age to switch from puppy to adult food? Stella is 4 months and on Fromm puppy gold. When should she go to adult pork and peas or beef frittata? Can the two types of adult flavors be used interchangeably, or do you need a slow change over for each one?

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    Default Re: When to switch from puppy to adult food?

    Usually, eight months you can switch to adult. You do not need to slow switch with Fromm grain free line. I tagged a few puppy experts too
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    Default Re: When to switch from puppy to adult food?

    Hi, a good age to switch from Puppy Food to an adult formula is around 6 or 7 months old. It's best to leave your puppy on puppy food until this age because puppy food has the extra calories, vitamins and minerals needed for the rapid growth and development of a puppy. Since you are feeding Fromm's puppy, then you can switch over to the adult formula without having to do a slow transition. Fromm's foods are good for all stages, and the flavours are interchangeable. We switched our two guys to Fromm's Beef Frittata when they were 7 months old, and we also reduced the amount of food they were getting by eliminating the afternoon feeding at this time as well. When they were puppies, we fed them 1 cup three times a day, and then at 7 months, we went to 1 cup two times a day.
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    Default Re: When to switch from puppy to adult food?

    I tell everyone to wait to switch for as long as possible, it has a variety of protein and grain as well as some extra fat content and just a great food for a growing puppy.

    However, if you would like to switch early that is completely fine too, although it's more lean. I found I was feeding more food to compensate for the weight. Fromm four star is much more lean. The great part is when you do switch you do have the freedom to switch between the other flavors in the four star line, while on Fromm puppy you cannot, it is not in the interchangeable line and therefore it does require a slow switch. Not a super slow one, but one should be done.

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    Default Re: When to switch from puppy to adult food?

    We usually wait until they are 7 months old, but I have two 17 week old pups on Pork & Peas right now, only because one stopped eating the FROMM Puppy so we put them on the adult and they are doing well. We weighed Gema today and she weights 28 lbs.
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    Default Re: When to switch from puppy to adult food?

    Our plan was to wait until 6 months to start switching over, but after Harlea developed Pano from growing so quickly we started switching her at 17 weeks after discussing it with our vets (also very knowledgeable bully owners) to see if it will help with the continued flare ups of the condition and she will be fully on Pork and Peas in 2 more weeks. If you can hold off until 6 or 7 months fantastic if not you may just have to feed a bit more as @desertskybulldogs indicated.
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