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Old 06-29-2010, 03:20 PM   #1
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Default Puppy Food Feeding Recommendations

I feed Tynan "Fromm Large Breed Puppy Gold" and I noticed that the recommended amount for a 5-7 month old pup is only 2-1/2 to 2-3/4 cups.
Is it just me or does that seem a little low?

If I give Tynan that little, the next feeding he eats like he hasen't eaten in a month!!

Daily Feeding Recommendations:

Breed Size
6-11 weeks 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 cups/day* 120-160 gm
3-4 months 2 to 2-1/4 cups/day* 200-240 gm
5-7 months 2-1/2 to 2-3/4 cups/day* 265-305 gm
8-12 months 3-2/3 to 4-1/4 cups/day* 380-455 gm

6-11 weeks 1-1/3 to 2 cups/day* 140-200 gm
3-4 months 2 to 3 cups/day* 220-320 gm
5-7 months 3-1/4 to 4-1/4 cups/day* 340-425 gm
8-12 months 4-2/3 to 5-1/3 cups/day* 495-570 gm

*Standard 8 fluid ounce measuring cup

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Old 06-29-2010, 05:13 PM   #2
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Are you sure it says fluid measuring cup? Ones for dry measure hold a different amount.
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Old 06-29-2010, 07:43 PM   #3
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Normally package guidelines are the Upper end of what the ave animal needs. I would suggest ringing the vet ...

Large breeds need half the calories lb for lb than a small breed...

By large I mean over 55lbs at maturity and small is under 20

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