Nutrition – Ten commandments

Boxer Dog Nutrition - Ten commandments

Boxer Dog Nutrition – Ten commandments In 1985, Professor R. Wolter of the Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire in Alfort, France, formulated his “Ten Commandments” for feeding dogs. These ten rules, reproduced in part below, will help dog owners avoid the most common errors with regard to the practical aspects of feeding dogs. 1. Give the Dog Plenty of Water to Drink

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Diseases of Old Age

Diseases of Old Age

Diseases of Old Age Progress in veterinary medicine, in particular with regard to improved food and better daily health practices, has significantly increased the lifespan of dogs and cats in recent years. A new branch of veterinary science, geriatrics, has developed to better respond to the specific problems that arise. Changes in the body due to aging mean that an

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Aging and its consequences

Aging and its consequences

  Aging and its consequences While it is true that aging is irreversible, and that there are many theories about how it occurs, certain effects of aging at the cellular, organic, behavioral and sensory levels appear to be less well defined. The best possible knowledge of these effects will allow the owner to improve the dog’s overall health environment, of

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Nutrition of the Old Dog

Nutrition of the Old Dog Boxer

Nutrition of the Old Dog  An old dog is much more sensitive than a young dog to the amount of human contact each day. It will seek out its owner’s company, and mealtimes become much more important to it. Be that as it may, the dog’s food should compensate for its increased susceptibility due to aging, and should help it

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Weaning in dogs

Weaning in dogs As all changes in diet, weaning is gradual, which allows the puppy to change slowly from a milk diet to a growth food. The food should be adapted to the changing digestive ability of the puppy, and not vice versa. The Puppy’s Changing Digestive Ability Nutrition during Weaning  

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