The first lure during the period of transfer from mother's milk to puppy diet puppy gets to the age of approximately 3 weeks. Fully translate puppy to solid foods for 7-10 days. By its composition and consistency of the food should be moist and soft. Otherwise, a puppy can't eat them.

The growth and development of the puppy the consistency of the food and its density can vary depending on the condition and needs of the animal and the transition to adulthood. For example, when the puppy was teething, solid pellets of dry food facilitate the condition of the gums, massaging them. Also dry food is very convenient to travel, when do you plan to take the dog with him.

But dry food puppy you need to train, and start it, when he first milk teeth appear. Since then, the puppy can eat solid food. A great addition to the dry diet with wet food will be the so — called mixed feed. But it is worth remembering that dry and wet food you give the puppy, it is better to take one brand — so as not to upset the balance of nutrients in the diet.

In a mixed diet it is important to calculate the number of meals in one of the feedings to offer the puppy wet food.

Some owners add wet food to dry, trying to encourage to eating a puppy with a poor appetite. But the mixing of the two feeds can harm the dog: one meal is too rich and heavy. It is permissible to mix two kinds of feed one brand (dry and wet). It is recommended to mix dry and wet food in the proportions of 1:2 within the recommended standards on the package. If the puppy refuses to eat, it is possible that you overfeed him, you just need to reduce the dose. If not the case, puppy must show veterinarian.

Another feature of the wet food that some puppies are more willing to eat it, even if the rate of feed is exceeded. After some time, a puppy may begin to gain excess weight. Therefore the proportion of wet food mixed feeding need to be calculated on the basis of the daily diet of the puppy.

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