The Chihuahua is recognized as the smallest in the world. And when the adult dogs weigh from 1.0 to 3.0 kg, Chihuahua puppies are generally tiny,so we need a very serious approach to the question-“What to feed a puppy Chihuahua?” From the first days of life the puppy lives with his mother,and the only food is breast milk, giving your puppy a balanced mix of fats, proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals,this is very good for components of the immune system.With a three-week aged Chihuahua puppy begins more confident and more stable to stand and move.With this age and start to give your puppy “clover” erased from beef meat,cottage cheese or soaked dry food ROYAL CANIN Starter very small portions 1-2 times a day,gradually increasing the amount. Buying a puppy the first time it is necessary to keep on the diet of the nursery, gradually move on the menu that you choose for your Chihuahua. The amount and composition of feed need to know when buying, at the same time finding out about vaccination and when and what drugs was carried out deworming. Before reaching two months of age puppies Chihuahua are fed 6 times a day, reducing the number of feedings to 5 in the period from 2 to 4 months, to 4 from 4 to 6 months, to 3 to 6 to 12 months. When feeding Chihuahua puppies, Continue reading
The beneficial effect of massage not only maintaining the health of the animal. Many pet owners had opened her healing abilities, which had not previously existed. Making massage to your little friend, you know the feeling, familiar to a professional masseur. You begin to feel the belief in the existence of hidden healing abilities of living beings with their own hands. Agree vet Tiekert Carvel, the founder and President of the American Association of veterinarians who believe that massage helps animals and their owners stay healthy. “I try to convince the owners of my “patients” to massage regularly.Start with a daily massage, especially if the animal has discomfort later having a massage twice a week. Don’t be afraid to do it too often. The effect of the massage is to improve blood circulation. William winter, a veterinarian and a doctor of chiropractic (people) has a practice in Minneapolis. He claims that massage animals has another impact: “When you start to massage the animal, you are almost instantly decreases blood pressure. ”
Fans of animal massage say that before to massage the animal, its owner must obtain a massage. “To learn, first try yourself, advises Dr. Fox. – A beneficial feeling the touch of someone’s fingers to his skin and muscles, you improve your own “vision fingers”. Tonic effect of massage will prove to you the wholesomeness of his influence speak louder than any words.” Continue reading
All fans of dogs, to have puppies, ask questions about nutrition young. What to feed a puppy – an issue that requires not only deep, but also early learning. Everyone knows that the dog is a predator, so a legitimate diet in childhood will affect the development and health of the puppy, feed which must be in accordance with recommendations of veterinarians.
So, experts say that to feed your puppy depending on its age, in a certain percentage of meat (which is the main ingredient for maintaining health of dog), dairy products and vegetables and fruits. In 2 months these products are distributed in the ratio 45-40-15, but after 3 months feed the puppy needs more meat and dairy products, cereals and vegetables account for only 35-40% of the diet.
This distribution is due to the fact that as they grow the puppy cease to produce special enzymes for milk processing, which in large quantities can bring more harm, than favor. Actually, there are two main feeding periods:
Nutrition breast milk (in some cases replaced by artificial feeding); a Full ration.
Realizing the importance of establishing healthy and proper diet of the dog, practicing veterinarians advise sledovatelem recommendations: Continue reading