The Puppy’s Changing Digestive Ability

The Puppy’s Changing Digestive Ability About boxer Many gradual changes occur as the puppy develops and its ability to digest foods changes. To cite only one example, the number of lactose-digesting enzymes gradually decreases, while the ability to digest cooked starch increases much more slowly. These variations explain why some puppies cannot tolerate cow’s milk (which is three times richer

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Nutrition – Mistaken ideas

Nutrition - Mistaken ideas - boxer

Nutrition – Mistaken ideas About boxer Dog owners are too often misled by a number of generally accepted ideas that have been handed down through the years. The following paragraphs should set the record straight. A dog should fast once a week. This may be convenient for the owner, but has nothing to do with the dog’s health. A fasting

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Eating habits – Basic Principles

Eating habits - Basic Principles - About boxer.

Eating habits – Basic Principles About boxer The color of the food doubtless makes more of an impression on the owner than on the dog. (The same is true of kibbles shaped like bits of meat or tiny vegetables.) The odor of the food, however, is an entirely different story. Everyone has seen a dog sniff its dish before gobbling

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Eating habits

Knowing the factors that affect normal eating habits in dogs helps the owner to discover any unusual behavior, and so to deduce whether the change arises from the dog itself (if it is ill, for example), from the food, or from an environmental factor. Basic Principles The Most Frequent Eating Problems

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Basics of nutrition

Basics of nutrition Every living creature must eat. In the dog’s case, it is the owner who must be responsible for daily providing perfectly balanced meals. To have a long and happy life, a dog needs food that provides the approximately 50 known essential nutrients in the correct proportions. Dogs are not people, and it is not good for them

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