American Staffordshire Terrier
It should be remembered that, depending on your financial situation , you can feed only high-quality (expensive) dry food or natural products with the addition of vitamin-mineral tablets. Feeding cheap dry food can lead to tragic consequences for your pet at any age.
To feed the puppy always the same time. Uneaten food should always be clean. The puppy is just a bowl of pure water. The bowl of water should remain with the puppy throughout the day.
The main component in the diet of puppy and dog is raw meat. Protein located in meat, are necessary for building muscles of your puppy, give the puppy a growth, strength, health. Taking into account specifics of the gastro-intestinal tract, metabolism in the puppy meat it should be lean. You can give the beef. Puppy give beef cut into small pieces. Meat can partially replace fish products. Offal (lungs, liver, brain, heart) are given only in cooked form and in the amount of 1.5 times the portion of meat. Tripe – raw, cut into chunks.
From dairy products in the diet of the dog should prevail cottage cheese and yogurt, are good for puppies and adult dogs. Yogurt, kefir and cheese, and also togiamana products should be given the puppy’s brand fresh.
It is useful to add in puppy food eggs, which are given in raw form(just the yolk) or scrambled eggs. At the age of 1-2 months can be given one egg per week. then give no more than two eggs a week to avoid allergies.
Vegetables . Spinach, Celery, Root vegetables (such as carrots, sugar beet), Parsley, Pumpkin, Zucchini, Cucumber – give in powdered form with a small addition of vegetable oil.
It is IMPOSSIBLE to give the boiled potato, legumes (beans, peas), feed uncrushed oatmeal and pearl barley, add in food spices (pepper, Bay leaf, etc.), to give the pork, pig head, smoked, dog bones, because it can cause digestive upset in puppies, various vitamin deficiencies and tooth decay.
The diet of growing dogs should have high energy and contain not less than 29% protein.
The lack of essential amino acids in the diet is harmful to the harmonious development of the skeleton and muscles of the dog, reduces the body’s resistance (immunity).
It is very important not to overfeed, as overfeeding a puppy is very harmful, it increases the risk of obesity, negatively affect the dogs growth, development of muscles and skeleton. Overfeeding leads to an acceleration of the rhythm of growth, serious disorders of the skeletal system: dissecting osteochondrosis, incorrect supplies of the forelimbs.