When is okay to feed puppy 2 times a day?

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  1. nicoled

    nicoled New Member

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    I have a puppy that will be 4 months in two weeks. Currently I am feeding her 3 times a day. However, I would like to go to 2 times a day feeding. Is it too soon? If so when is a good time to wean her off that lunch time feeding?
     
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    Well honestly I've fed mine twice a day since I got them, at 10 and 8 weeks. Mostly because they were just not hungry three times a day. Never had any problem.
     
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    sparks19 I'd rather be at Disney

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    same with me. I only fed Teddy twice a day and we were lucky if he would eat it all.
     
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    hard food:

    I fed my puppy twice a day until I noticed he was no longer eatting his entire bowl in on setting. So now he gets 1 cup in the morning which last well into the afternoon & he gets one cup at supper which last well into the am hours.

    He's a cocker though so I guess it doesn't take much to feed him. What breed is your puppy? Have you research thier eatting habits?
     
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    I've read that it's okay to stop at four months.
     
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    My shih kind of let me know, around 4 months, he lost interest in his lunch. Now he get a small breakfast, a small handful of kibble during the day for training and then dinner.
     
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    aelizilly Beagle Bailey

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    My Beagle is a little over 4 months now and I changed to 2 times a day a week ago. So, I would say he shoudl be fine to change now. Just remember to follow the instructions on the bag, and split it by 2 rather than 3 now.

    What kind of puppy do you have and how is your potty training going?
     
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    Same here ... when my pups weren't interested in breakfast, I'd give them brunch and supper. All my other dogs were once a day, so I guess they must have been around 6 to 8 months old.
     

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