Feeding the affinpincher: expert advice!
Feeding an affenpincher is a serious issue, and it must be resolved before the puppy appears in your home. At first, follow the recommendations of the breeder. Changes to the diet are introduced gradually.
In the photo: affinpincher. Photo source: https://www.petwave.com
Affenpincher is an active and agile dog, so she does not complain about appetite. However, overfeeding her is extremely undesirable, as excess weight is bad for the health of the dog.
For feeding affenpincher, both dry food and natural food are suitable.
If you choose dry food, stop at premium or super premium products. Take into account the age of the pet and its level of activity, follow the manufacturer's recommendations on the package.
If you follow a natural diet, the main part of the affenpincher’s diet should be meat (but not pork). The amount of meat when feeding affenpincher should be 2 - 3% of the weight of the dog.
There are foods to avoid while feeding the affinpincher. These include:
- Any fatty food, as this can lead to the development of diseases of the pancreas and liver in the affinpincher.
- Bones - their nutritional value is doubtful, and there can be many problems.
- Chocolate and other sweets.
- Tea, coffee, alcoholic drinks.
- Any substandard products.
The number of feeds per day depends on the age of the affinpincher.
Number of feedings per day
2 - 3 months
4 - 5 months
6 - 9 months
Older than 9 months
2 - 3 times