Puppy eating real food?

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  1. dani12

    dani12 New Member

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    I've read about supplementing dog food with fruits, vegetables, etc...Does this apply to puppies too?
     
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    I think the key to any food (raw, cooked, kibble...) is to start out slowly and see how they react to it but I don't know anything specific for puppies. We'll wait for Mordy. :D
     
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    yes it does. the earlier in life you get dogs used to different items, the more likely they are going to accept unusual items later on as well. :)

    as with everything, not overdoing it is key.
     
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    hi dani12. when i got my pup, i intended to switch him from kibble to a raw diet when he was 10 months old, so i had a lot of new foods to introduce to him. i began early (3 months or so) by introducing one new food a week in small amounts to prevent tummy upset. first thing i gave him was raw carrot run through the food processor, followed by organic whole milk yogurt. at about four months i introduced him to raw bones and meat. i beleive that the addition of real whole foods is a benefit to any dogs diet, but like the others said, take it sllloowwwww.
     
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    Thanks for info. We have let them try apple, carrot, celery, and strawberry so far. And they have LOVED them all!
     

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