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    Default Am I feeding my puppy enough ?

    My puppy is 15 weeks old and seems to always be hungry but I don't want to over feed her. When we brought her home 1/2 a cup of dry food mixed with a spoonful (or2) of canned food 3x a day. She has figured out where the food bucket is and is now always trying to get into it. Do you think this is enough food ???


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    Default Re: Am I feeding my puppy enough ?

    I think Abigail looks great. If you can see ribs(feeling them does not count) the she's a little light... Increase food. If you can no longer see a well-defined waist...decrease food. Forget about her seeming hungry. Ignore it or you'll soon be calling her Flabby-gail.
    All Bulldogs that I've ever had dealings with would eat themselves sick morning noon and night.
    Grain free please!!! Abbey deserves the best!

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    Default Re: Am I feeding my puppy enough ?

    Here is a good guideline for feeding:



    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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    Default Re: Am I feeding my puppy enough ?

    Quote Originally Posted by oscarmayer View Post
    I think Abigail looks great. If you can see ribs(feeling them does not count) the she's a little light... Increase food. If you can no longer see a well-defined waist...decrease food. Forget about her seeming hungry. Ignore it or you'll soon be calling her Flabby-gail.
    All Bulldogs that I've ever had dealings with would eat themselves sick morning noon and night.
    Grain free please!!! Abbey deserves the best!
    Yea I just figured it was probably the chow hound in her. As for food she is definitely eating well , we haven't experienced any allergies yet, but definitely watching everything so if one or two or three pop up we can try and figure it out. Right now she is eating Zignature which is grain and potato free . DUCK FORMULA (DRY) | Zignature


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    Quote Originally Posted by 2BullyMama View Post
    Here is a good guideline for feeding:



    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
    Thank you ... this helps


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    Default Re: Am I feeding my puppy enough ?

    Abigail is so beautiful and at 15 wk's and from her pic, I'd feed 3/4 cup x 3 daily
    until 6 mo's then access her again. She looks great here but I think is a tad hungry
    and right now, 1/4 cup each feeding won't make her too fat.

    It's great you are aware of dangers of overfeeding but she's a baby still, we would
    not put human babies on diets! Babies (human & furred) NEED all that food to nourish
    themselves and grow strong bone & muscle, don't stint!


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