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Hi. Question for Chihuahua people

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La La

The Chihuahua- Diaries
 
 
Barked: Wed Aug 22, '12 5:37pm PST 
Probably you Chihuahua people are more experienced in the breed than I am, I have my first chihuahua. When did you switch over from puppy food to adult food????
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Paco

To pee or not to- pee...
 
 
Barked: Sat Sep 1, '12 12:31pm PST 
I would recommend keeping your Chi on puppy food for 9-12 months.
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tiki

I was born to be- loved.
 
 
Barked: Sun Sep 2, '12 7:32pm PST 
hi, yes I agree with waiting til at least 12months, what I did was incorporate her kibble with her puppy food, she is on Royal Canine xsmall, she loves it.
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Abigail

Whatcha doin'?
 
 
Barked: Sun Sep 23, '12 2:24pm PST 
We have our Chis on Stella & Chewy's food. It's freeze-dried RAW diet stuff.

They're doing very well on it.
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La La

The Chihuahua- Diaries
 
 
Barked: Thu Oct 4, '12 4:14pm PST 
thanks.... I am glad I asked because I was going to start switching her gradually now at 6 months.... Maybe I will wait...big hug
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Penny Mouse- Fart Ayala

I eat, therefore- I am.....
 
 
Barked: Fri Oct 12, '12 7:56pm PST 
On the food packages, it usually recommends transitioning from puppy chow to adult food at around a year. Since puppy food is more nutritionally dense (has more calories for a growing puppy) I keep Penny on Wellness Small Breed Puppy kibble because she barely eats. She's only 4 lbs and has a Very slight appetite. If she started gaining too much weight for her frame, then I'd switch her to the adult food with less calories. Senior food has even less calories, but more filling fiber as senior dogs generally need less calories as they're generally less active. Senior food it a good choice for overweight dogs, as long as they're fully grown. And lots of gentle exercise, like walks and chasing balls! Good Luck! way to go
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