is boiled chicken and rice good for puppies ?
I have bought 2 months old lhasa apso . So can I feed her boiled chicken and rice ? will she get all her required nutrition from it?
on Oct 31st 2012
in Homemade Food
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You need to put her on small breed puppy food. It is specially formulated for growing puppies. It has all the vitamins and minerals required to help her grow into a healthy dog.
Kali answered on 10/31/12. Helpful? / 1
I recently took my puppy to the vet because she was ill and he recommended I feed her boiled rice and chicken. So from saying that its fine to feed your puppies that for their diet.
Ella answered on 10/31/12. Helpful? / 0
Ella, boiled chicken and rice is a fine short term diet for a recuperating ill dog but in no way is complete enough for a general diet, especially for a growing puppy.
Your puppy will definitely NOT be getting proper minerals such as calcium, phosphorous and others necessary for proper growth and bone development, and should be eating a puppy food designed for growing pups.
Toto, CD, RN, CGC answered on 10/31/12. Helpful? / 2
I agree with all. The Rice and egg diet is fine if the dog was sick and needs to recoup.This diet for a puppy will not give it what it needs and could lead to other health problems from lack of all essential nutrients. I am no expert as i ask alot of questions myself.
Beauty and Nala answered on 10/31/12. Helpful? / 0
I also , have only used this for dogs that were not feeling well. I do not think you are going to get everything the dog needs just from these two items. I would look into a good food to feed the puppy along with this. I know we used the Nutro small breed formula when mine was little. She did just fine on it.
Tiara answered on 10/31/12. Helpful? / 0
It is ok for a short-term diet (recovering from stomach bug or other illness) but it is definitely not an appropriate long-term diet. If you are interested in balancing a home-made diet, visit the Home Cooked and/or Raw Diet forums (Community --> Forums).
Kolbe answered on 10/31/12. Helpful? / 1