Nutrition plays an important role in health and longevity at every stage of your dog’s life. Let’s take a look at Dr. Aziza’s explanation of how dog nutrition needs can change throughout their lifespan.
Dog nutrition needs during the puppy years
The best puppy food options are formulated to meet the three key nutritional needs of young dogs:
meals throughout the day: Puppies
are young balls of energy that require frequent meals throughout the day to
help maintain their blood glucose levels.
match their energy use: They
also require a certain amount of calories to keep up with their young and
their breed size into consideration: Because dog breeds come in different sizes, it’s also important to
ensure the diet helps regulate the calories and calcium intake, preventing
nutrition-related diseases like hip dysplasia and osteochondrosis. This is why
it’s strongly recommended to choose diets labeled