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Old 01-02-2013, 01:24 PM
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Im thinking about swapping my new puppy onto raw both as its healthier (my other dogs are raw fed) and also coz I cant believe how much he poops on his Lilys Kitchen wet food!LOL
He currently has 4 meals a day (13wk old, 3Ib Chiweenie) and also some Lilys Kitchen kibble for training treats so how is best to swap him over??
I know to just stick to chicken at first then introduce new things every couple of weeks but should I just swap him straight over or just swap one meal a day over until he is on all raw??
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Old 01-02-2013, 02:19 PM
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Puppies are much easier to transition over to raw than adult dogs. Their guts are more adaptable. I'd start out with chicken for a few meals, then add in a bite of pork or beef, then go from there. I've heard of people who had kibble fed puppies adapted to raw in a week or so. You may have a loose stool or so along the way, but I'd sure give it a go!
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Chili just went cold turkey. started on chicken for a week then beef then turkey. so far i havent found other meats for him. im not sure about pork. just remember the 80/10/5/5 rule. but you feed raw to other dogs so im sure you will be fine.
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