Feeding Your Pug the Right Way

Published: 08th February 2010
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When you own a Pug one of your biggest concerns will be how to feed your Pug. Ensuring a healthy diet for your Pug can be a challenge. Each breed has its own special dietary requirements. Because he Pug has a tendency to overeat - its essential to monitor his/her diet closely.

Many Pug owners complain that their Pugs often gobble their food too quickly. There are some ways that you can encourage your Pug to eat a little slower. ....

Consider feeding your Pug a homemade diet of freshly prepared foods. There are some problems with the many commercial foods because every dog's nutritional requirements are different; many of these foods don't take into account your pugs unique nutritional requirements.

The Pug originated in Tibet; their diet only consisted of that which they could easily find or hunt. Mainly rodents, goat, boar, deer or even Yak's. They probably also ate the barley, rye or mountain corn growing freely. Their diet originally had a high fat content and even today their diet needs quite a large portion of fat.

Proper feeding can save you a fortune in Vet bills. Many of the most common illnesses can be avoided with a good diet. Try choosing a dog food company that is large and reputable. Never skimp on the dog food!

With so many varieties of dog foods to choose from the Pug owner can become quite bewildered! Choosing a recognized dog food brand will minimize the risk of leaving some of the most essential nutrients out of your dog's diet.

Experts disagree on what kinds of benefits Pugs experience from nutritional supplements. It is possible that vitamin supplements can cause kidney or liver damage so try to limit the supplement intake. If you have a high quality dog food then it should sufficiently cover the most important nutrients. You can give your Pug vitamin C supplements.

Pugs often suffer from infestations in the face and ear area; adding a tablespoon of yogurt to counter-act yeast buildup.
The Pugs fast eating can cause many problems for Pugs and their owners. The Pug is notorious for farting as a result of the swallowing of air. Feed your Pug twice a day to minimize this smelly problem!

Don't give your Pug raw hide treats. Because they eat so quickly, they are more prone to choking on large pieces. There are many Pug owners who have learnt the hard way that pugs and raw hide treats don't go together. Rather buy your Pug a treat that is softer and smaller. These bite sized treats are much safer for your Pug.

Feeding your Pug the proper foods can ensure a longer life and lifelong happiness for him and your family

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