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    Default How much to feed a 4 month old?

    Hi, i'm feeding my 4 month old pup Royal Canin Bulldog Junior as advised with Royal Canin tinned meat on top. He has 3 meals a day as follows;

    BREAKFAST: 3 hand full of Royal Canin and 1 boiled egg
    DINNER: 3 hand full of Royal Canin with 1 tin of Royal Canin meat
    TEA: 3 hand full of Royal Canin with 1 tin of Royal Canin meat

    I read the bag as 3 meals a day but been told he should be having 4 meals a day. I don't want to over feed and cause health problems but don't want to under feed either, could someone please advise me.

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    Sorry I bet you get this all the time.

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    Default Re: How much to feed a 4 month old?

    Hi, you are feeding your guy the right amounts of food per day, it is recommended to feed a puppy 3 meals a day, I'm not sure how much 3 handfuls are equivilant to, but a cup of kibble 3 times a day is what most feed their pups. I fed my guys 1 cup of kibble 3 times a day until they were 7 months old, and then switched them to an adult food and reduced their feelings to 1 cup twice a day feedings. I would recommend checking the Dogfood Ratings on the home page, as Royal Canin is not considered a great food. My breeder was also feeding my guys Royal Canin when I brought them home, and I knew it wasn't the greatest food due to it having corn and lots of fillers on the ingredient list. We switched to Fromm's and are currently feeding them Fromm's Lamb and Lentil. If you feed a high quality food, you don't need to feed as much, and it is not necessary to feed wet food as puppy food provides all the calories and nutrients they need.

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    Thanks for getting back to me with this info, it helps alot. Ok great so im not under feeding, thats good to know. Ive looked at the Simpson and that sounds better food so might try that, im from England and cant find that Fromm's. Thanks again

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brucey Baby View Post
    Thanks for getting back to me with this info, it helps alot. Ok great so im not under feeding, thats good to know. Ive looked at the Simpson and that sounds better food so might try that, im from England and cant find that Fromm's. Thanks again
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    Ok thanks, just looked at the James Welbeloved so going to pick some of that up later. Am I right in thinking you have to mix it with what he's eating at the moment?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brucey Baby View Post
    Ok thanks, just looked at the James Welbeloved so going to pick some of that up later. Am I right in thinking you have to mix it with what he's eating at the moment?
    Yes, slow transition over 10 days
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    Quote Originally Posted by 2BullyMama View Post
    Yes, slow transition over 10 days
    Ok great, thanks a lot, appreciate the help :-)

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    Back again, weve stopped the meat as well as the biscuits because his poo's started getting loose and got told its because were mixing meat with biscuits. He's have the same as before but without meat and he's eating it within 30 seconds, should I give him more after or is there anything else I can do? Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brucey Baby View Post
    Back again, weve stopped the meat as well as the biscuits because his poo's started getting loose and got told its because were mixing meat with biscuits. He's have the same as before but without meat and he's eating it within 30 seconds, should I give him more after or is there anything else I can do? Thanks
    Are you measuring the food or still doing 'handful?
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    Quote Originally Posted by 2BullyMama View Post
    Are you measuring the food or still doing 'handful?
    Hand fulls. On the bag of food it says 3 cups then a diagram of a bowl divided into 3 and says a third of a bowl 3 times a day so ive read that as 3 cups of food for the day and not per meal. Ive just measured a cup and its close on 2 hand fulls so 1 cup 3 times a day would be less than what he's already having. Have I read it wrong and should it be 3 cups 3 times a day? Thanks for the quick reply

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brucey Baby View Post
    Hand fulls. On the bag of food it says 3 cups then a diagram of a bowl divided into 3 and says a third of a bowl 3 times a day so ive read that as 3 cups of food for the day and not per meal. Ive just measured a cup and its close on 2 hand fulls so 1 cup 3 times a day would be less than what he's already having. Have I read it wrong and should it be 3 cups 3 times a day? Thanks for the quick reply
    OK -- you want to measure each meal and give him 1 cup 3x a day. Doing the handful was too much for his system, which is causing the soft poo. They will always want more, heck, my pup would eat the whole bag if I let him. Do that for a few days and see how he does

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    8 weeks 1/2 cup 3 times a day
    12 weeks 2/3 to 3/4 cup 3 times a day
    4 & 5 months 3/4 cup 3 times a day
    6 months to 1 year 1.25 to 1.5 cups twice a day
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