Puppy Jack Russell Terrier (part 2)
How to feed Jack Russell?
The first week it is recommended to add HONEY to water.
Feed the dog from the stand, adjusting its height as it grows. Fresh (filtered or boiled) water in a special bowl should stand in a certain place on the stand. If the dog did not immediately eat the food, then it must be cleaned after 15-20 minutes.
Food should not be hot or cold. The optimum food temperature should be slightly above room temperature. Feed concentration may vary. It is necessary to feed an adult dog after a walk in 20-30 minutes, or 2-3 hours before it. Never feed a dog forcibly! Consistency is thick sour cream.
The dog should not know the taste of smoked meats, sweets, fried, salty and fatty.
Do not raise a beggar from a puppy, do not give him pieces from the table.
Dogs, in essence, must regulate the amount of food themselves. Therefore, the owner himself must regulate the amount of food depending on the age, season of the year, dog loads. Food should be concentrated (nutritious), not voluminous.
Excessive feed intake caused by loss of self-regulation, feeding high-calorie, fat-rich food, and an increase in the portion of the feed can serve as the cause of excess weight. Excessive body fat or the other extreme when the bones are covered with skin are unacceptable in dogs. In a normally well-fed dog, with light pressure from the sides, the ribs should be felt.
How to feed a puppy in 1.5 -4 months
Feeding 4 to 5 times a day. The rapid growth of the puppy and feeding should be full and high-calorie, containing vitamins. The puppy should receive boiled meat (chicken breast or beef) with rice, vegetables and vegetable oil, 2 to 3 times a week eggs. From this age, they begin to give boiled sea fish 2 times a week. Sour milk products in small quantities, vegetables and fruits to give daily. (Apples are useful. Beets, carrots can be either boiled or raw grated. All vegetables and fruits are served with low-fat sour cream or vegetable oil.) From cereal and buckwheat.
How to feed a puppy in 4-6 months.
Feeding 3-4 times a day. This period of life is still stressful. The puppy continues to grow, teeth change, hair maturation occurs, this is one of the periods of puberty. The physiological and psychological stresses on the puppy are huge and you should be very attentive to your pet.
How to feed in 6-9 months.
Up to 9 months, try to feed 3 times a day. The nutrition of this period is small, which differs from the previous one. The puppy should still receive the same set of products. By this period, the puppy’s main growth has been completed, the teeth have changed, however, the formation of the skeleton and muscles has not yet been completed and falls precisely on this period of development of the animal. Quality meat and in sufficient quantities will significantly contribute to this.
How to feed Jack Russell in 9-12 months.
Feeding – 2 times a day. Food should be full and varied. During this period, the formation of the puppy is still ongoing. It is useful to arrange a puppy half a day once a week, excluding one feeding, in order to completely free the gastrointestinal tract from toxins.
How to feed an adult Jack Russell Terrier
By this time, energy requirements, with the exception of some physiological or physical stresses, become somewhat less. Therefore, nutritional standards are slightly reduced. But nutrition should still be complete.
It is better to feed the dog 2 times a day – morning and evening. The dog must have at least 5 times a week raw meat or other meat-based natural products, but not sausages and sausages; 2 times a week fish; 1-2 times an egg, every day a variety of vegetables, top dressing, porridge rice and buckwheat. Once a week the dog can arrange a fasting day. It is better to give the meat the first 2 weeks boiled (beef, chicken breasts) then raw.
In summer, it is better to boil it with boiling water to avoid infection and eggs of worms. Give the meat finely chopped. Completely exclude pork and lamb from food! The egg can be given 1-2 times a week, finely chopped, or soft-boiled mixed with the main food. Give any vegetables, raw, finely chopped (and grated the puppies smaller) and always with vegetable oil (1 teaspoon).
If possible, it is good to give crushed tomatoes without peel or tomato juice without salt (1 teaspoon every other day), adding to food. Finely chop all the greens and mix with the main food (dill, salad, parsley, celery, etc.). You can give fish only marine, without small bones and only boiled (hake, cod, sea bass, Argentina, Navaga, etc.). Never give pollock! Finely chopped fish, can be mixed with a side dish (rice, buckwheat, vegetables).