Food of the chihuahua

How to feed a puppy Chihuahua
It is important to feed your Chihuahua puppy with good quality products that contain all of the nutrients and vitamins it needs. Puppies need products ‘special puppies »that are rich in nutrients, and during the first year of their existence. After 1 year, you can spend on products designed for adult dogs.
When you buy your puppy, ask the breeder the type of food that the dog has received so far here. When that you bring your Chihuahua puppy home, try wherever possible to continue to feed it with the same type of food, and in the same amounts.If you decide later to change the brand or type of food, then do it gradually by mixing the old type of food with the new one week up to 100% on the new power supply. By changing its power progressively, you allow his stomach to adjust gradually to the new power supply. If you do change abruptly, your puppy may suffer diarrhea, vomiting or constipation.
Feed an adult Chihuahua
Your Chihuahua needs a lot of nutrients to keep it healthy: proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, vitamins and minerals. To fill these needs, it is strongly recommended to buy good quality food (which will be the case with the brands sold in supermarket).

Indeed, the best-known brands of dog food do research and test their products to make sure that it contains all the necessary nutrients.   

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The different types of food
There are two major types of dog food: boxes of dog food canned and kibble. The cans contain up to 80% water. They are more appetizing for the dog but suddenly there tend to eat more when offered croquettes. This type of diet is as fat and more difficult to digest than the croquettes. Finally, the nuggets have a final advantage: they cost on average cheaper than boxes. Altogether, you can feed your Chihuahua to 100% with croquettes.
How much food to give
Rely on the instructions on the box or package of food. You can also check with your veterinarian if you have any doubts or questions.
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Follow the evolution of his weight and his behavior is important. If he looks skinny and lacking energy,Maybe it’s that there is not enough food or then it is perhaps ill. Take him to the vet in case of doubt. If you feed too, it will become too big and in this case it will make him exercise more and reduce its food rations.
When to feed him
There to feed her puppy Chihuahua 4 times a day during the first 6 months. Divide his daily ration in 4 equivalent meals you give him throughout the day. After 6 months you can feed him 2 or 3 times a day once in the morning and once in the evening.
Water, essential food of the Chihuahua
It is the most important nutrient. It goes without saying that your Chihuahua should always have access to a bowl of water. Change the water and clean the Bowl every day to avoid the development of bacteria and microbes.

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