Feeding a dog isn’t as simple as pouring a can of dog food into a bowl and leaving it for your pooch to eat at its leisure. Knowledgeable owners, handlers and trainers are often extremely passionate (sometimes to the point of being evangelical) about their preferences. They know that in order to give your animal the best type of dog food to supply the exact nutrition that he or she needs, there are some important guidelines to follow.
Greyhounds As Pets produced a very handy infographic guide titled “Essential Feeding Advice: How to Keep Your Dog Happy,” that covers most of the important details about dog feeding. It outlines all features of guaranteeing that your pooches are fed in the correct manner. High quality nutrients such as fiber, protein and vitamins are crucial for a dog’s diet. You will also need to take into account your dog’s activity level, the size of your dog and its age. Did you know that puppies have different nutritional requirements to adult dogs? A diet that is perfect a large breed like a St. Bernard or Rottweiler would not suit a small breed such as a terrier or a poodle.
In addition to this, knowing what kinds of food not to give them is also of vital importance. For example, did you know that yeast dough and raw eggs could cause dogs stomachs to become bloated? Therefore it’s of the utmost importance that you take great care with the food that you supply to your dog.
For the tips you’ll need to make sure that your dog is happy at all times, let’s take a look at the infographic below!
What are your essential feeding tips? Let us know in the comment section below!