Advice 1: How to feed a dog

Lap dog – a fairly large group of toy dogs miniature size. Growth, corresponding to the breed standard, is only 18-25 cm at the withers and weighs 3-4 kilograms. Like lapdogs, not only for the friendly character. Long smooth coat gives them a unique charm. To lapdog had an attractive appearance and good health, pay attention to her feeding.
How to feed a dog
You will need
  • - food bowl;
  • - bowl for water;
  • - feed.
Lapdog to 2 months is enough feeding mother's milk. Then bring the puppy on a balanced diet, considering some of the features characteristic of this group. To 4-month age is the most rapid growth lapdogs. During this period, feed your puppy no less than 6 times a day. Portions should be small. Approximately 1 tablespoon per pound of weight. Place bowls for food and water in one particular place. Ensure that the dog always have fresh water, especially if she eats dry food.
With 4 months to half a year and put puppy on 3 meals a day. Do it gradually. To the year when the growth of small dog breeds is almost over, feed twice a day – morning and evening. If you give your pet dry food, do so in strict accordance with the instructions on the packaging and, in any case, do not overfeed. Time in 10-15 days weigh the dog. This will allow you time to take action to adjust power in either direction. Dry feed contains all the substances necessary for the normal development of lapdogs, so the need to introduce mineral additives no.
If you are a supporter of natural eating, you have to include in your dog's diet boiled beef, meat chicken and Turkey, rabbit, liver, sea fish. All of these products, let's just cut into small pieces. Do not feed your pet raw meat. Breakfast cook low-fat cheese, fermented baked milk or yogurt, buckwheat or rice porridge. In porridge, add vegetable oil. Then coat your dog will be silky and healthy. When natural food add food complex vitamins and minerals, which can be purchased in veterinary pharmacy. Be sure to Supplement the diet lapdogs fresh vegetables and fruits. As a delicacy, let's just special cookies for dogs.
Useful advice
Lap dog very affectionate and cheerful dog. They always want to treat with something sweet and delicious. Do not give in to that temptation. Otherwise, your pet may gain weight, which will immediately affect its appearance and health.

Advice 2 : How to feed Maltese dogs

The Maltese, or the Maltese, an ancient breed of small dogs (weight up to 3 kg, height up to 25 cm at the withers), with white silky hair. To maintain health and excellent appearance of the dog will help the right diet.
How to feed Maltese dogs
You will need
  • - dry food designed especially for the Maltese breed;
  • - poultry meat;
  • - eggs;
  • - dairy products;
  • - vegetables;
  • - fruits;
  • - greens.
Feed your Maltese puppy up to six months four times a day, then you can reduce the frequency to three times a day, adult dogs only two meals a day. The average volume for one feeding is one tablespoon for every pound weight of the dog.
Determine the preferences of your pet's food: if he loves dry food, or prefers natural products. The only food a specialized dry food will not cause harm. If the dog prefers organic food, take care of vitamin and food supplements, required the Maltese dog, especially at a young age.
Let your puppy high-calorie foods in small amounts. The diet should be meat (boiled or raw, the taste of the puppy), poultry, fish, dairy products (cheese, sour milk, yogurt), buckwheat and rice porridge, greens, vegetables (cucumbers, peppers) and fruit. Greens, vegetables, fruits, chop and season with olive oil droplet (exclude from the list of vegetables potatoes, cabbage, green peas).
Make the puppy cottage cheese of cottage cheese, egg yolks and a small amount of olive oil. Fertilize it from time to time the chopped walnuts with the addition of a small amount of honey.
Include in the diet of boiled egg yolk, according to French diet for Maltese. The English system includes, in addition to cooked meat and vegetables, milk, eggs, fish oil, vitamins.
Prepare dinner for adult dogs 150 g of food: meat (80 g), boiled rice (35 g), crushed vegetables (35 g). Don't let pet meats, sausages, cheese, pastries.
Increase the amount of food, get pregnant, from the fourth week of pregnancy. Daily addition to the diet small amount, about 15%. Feed your dog three times a day, with the fifth week of pregnancy - 4-5 times a day. Nursing puppies make a diet bitches as rich animal proteins and fats (develop a personalized menu for dogs, after consulting with the vet).
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