How Much To Feed A Golden Retriever Puppy?

Puppies can also make you smile and happy. Even though they are just animals, they can still bring joy to you and others.

Golden retriever puppies are intelligent in finding and retrieving lost things that you owe.

So it’s important that even they are just puppies, you must train them in retrieving lost items by only sniffing.

You also need to let them out of their own and wait until it comes back. Also, if they do, it means that they know your smell and they can locate you quickly.

That is why police officers prefer this kind of dogs than others because this can help break the case and catch the culprit quickly.

Whenever your puppy puts his paws in your palm and near your face, that means they trust you, and it is the way how they can express their love to you.

They can easily feel sadness through his owner from the way you move and how you treat him. He can also be sad, just like that, and it can be hard to make him happy because of your feelings and actions.

two golden retriever puppies

Puppies are very lovable. That is why we need to keep it in that way. Don’t let their feelings for you be gone and make them feel that they are very special to you.

Also make sure that you feed it with healthy foods that have high DHA, Vitamins D, C, E, and A for their fast growth.

Don’t let them eat the ones that are not suitable for them. Also, you as their owner should know that so that there will be no complications to their health.

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Here is the list of foods that are not suitable for a Golden Retriever puppy:

  • Raw Eggs
  • Sodas
  • Chocolates
  • Coffee
  • Avocado
  • Scallions
  • Sharp and Hard Bones
  • Grapes and Raisins
  • Onions and Garlic
  • Salty Food
  • Alcohol
  • Moldy and Bread Dough Foods
  • Macadamia Nuts

You should be aware every time you give them food because in just one wrong food they will get sick or worse. You wouldn’t want it to happen. So make sure that you feed them right and on time.

However, how can you balance their feeding time if you don’t know how too? Well, we will help you in finding a solution to that.

A golden retriever’s food needs to be measured and balanced on its right amount like.

If your puppies are new for just 2 or 3 months old, make sure that you give them to 3 meals a day to make their bones stronger and their body fat moist.

golden retriever puppy

Also, the only food that you can feed to golden retrievers is soft rice, well-grind lamb and chicken (without bones), and oats that are rich in vitamins, Amino acids, minerals, glucosamine and chondroitin for their joints.

Don’t let them eat foods that are high in fatty acids because it is not suitable for their blood circulation.

You must feed them breakfast at 6 or 7 in the morning with oats. Then at 11 or 12 noon, it’s lamb, and give them an early dinner around 5 or six pm with your choice of meal.

However, if you want fast food training at night, avoid giving him food after 6 pm gives and don’t give him water at 7:30 pm.

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Also, when it is 10 in the evening, give him a piece of ice cube to chew, or you and he can go for a walk so that he can see in the night and make his senses work easier.

However, it is just for 10 to 15 minutes of the walk because he is still a pup, and he needs enough sleep for another day to face.

So when he is about 5 to 8 months, change his food with canned of solid puppy food with the right ingredient.

You also need to give him unlimited water because it that kind of age he doesn’t need to be dehydrated.

When the pup has reached a year and four months, check its growth if the puppy is ready to switch dog food.

Golden Retriever can be large, and that is why you need to make sure that all of the food that he ate if healthy and you can also give him a dietary supplement that will help him not be slim and not fat but just the right amount of food.

Brown Golden Retriever Dog
Brown Golden Retriever Dog

Also, when he is at the age of 2 to 3 years, you can start feeding him with real Golden Retriever food at least 2 to 4 cups in the morning, and 2 cups the afternoon, and 4 cups at night in case if he gets hungry especially in the night. You can also give him a bone so that he can have something to lick on when he is hungry.

Just provide him with water in a way that he can still be full, don’t him starve because it’s terrible for your pet.

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Don’t give him energy bars that are being sold in other stores because it wouldn’t be a help for him if it’s his dinner, and it is just better for morning snacks.

Also, feed him with dry foods to prevent plaque from happening and tartar build-ups to on his teeth.

It is essential because if he has terrible teeth in his adult life, there is a tendency that it will be permanently loose.

Moreover, please take note that feeds him with the oily substance at least two times in a week because the right way to feed a Golden retriever is to lessen its fatty acids.

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