|Barked: Tue Feb 19, '13 9:22pm PST |
|He is a small dog right? Max was 33 pounds when he went on cooked food. 1.5 cups was too much food so he got super fat - and happy. Keep your hands on him and cut back if he gets a bit thick skinned anywhere.
Max gets raw food - meat, bony meat and organ but if I was feeding him cooked food I wouldn't give him any grains, just some veggies to firm up the poop. I would give Max about 1 cup of meat, couple eggs a week, couple ounces of live a week and/or fish along with 1/3 cup of pureed green leafy veggies. If the cottage cheese and yogurt suit you both then they are fine. Many dogs don't tolerate dairy but it is fine to feed otherwise.
Most important give him calcium! Max needs as much calcium as an adult human! Yogurt won't cut it, put in some powdered eggshell. It doesn't take much, just 1/2 tsp per pound of meaty stuff but it is essential.
Just do the calcium for the batch you have cooked up. Think about cutting back on the rice to 2 cups at most per 2 cups of meat+the rest. Vary the veggy fed. Get a pound of beef liver and put in an ounce per 2 cups [pound] of meat and he will be fine until you get the itch to make it even better and tastier. Fish is good stuff, maybe use a can of sardines a week for him?
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