How Much Food Should I Feed My Puppy?


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The amount of food to give a puppy depends on the puppy's breed and size, according to Dog Breed Info. The recommended amount varies from 1/4 cup to 4 cups of food per day, based on the estimated weight the puppy reaches at adulthood.

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How Much Food Should I Feed My Puppy?
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According to Dog Breed Info, breeds weighing up to 25 pounds in adulthood should be fed 1/4 cup to 1 cup of food per day. Breeds ranging from 25 to 75 pounds should be fed 1 cup to 2 1/2 cups per day. Breeds over 75 pounds should be fed 2 to 4 cups per day.

Puppies should be fed three to four times a day, according to Cesar Milan, dog trainer and expert. To achieve this, simply split the recommended daily food amount into equal servings and give it to a puppy throughout the day.

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