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Join date : 2018-06-22

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PostSubject: New puppy feeding advice   New puppy feeding advice EmptyFri Jun 22, 2018 1:29 pm

My girlfriend and I are getting a husky pup in bout a week. We are new to huskies so was wondering what the best food and routine we need to go by. Any advice is appreciated. Thanks
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Join date : 2018-04-07
Location : San Diego

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PostSubject: Re: New puppy feeding advice   New puppy feeding advice EmptyFri Jun 22, 2018 2:51 pm

Best is, of course, subjective, but we feed a combination raw and the Kirkland/ Costco puppy food (kibble). Costco switched to Chicken and Pea formula and the puppies don't like that one as much as the previous.

Go by the feeding recommendations on the package to start and adjust as the puppies grow. You'll feed them 3 times a day.

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Female Join date : 2018-06-14
Location : Arkansas

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PostSubject: Re: New puppy feeding advice   New puppy feeding advice EmptyFri Jun 22, 2018 4:10 pm

Best is up to you but, avoid corn and wheat if possible within your budget. I like Pure Balance (Wal Mart brand premium food) for an inexpensive, good quality kibble combined with raw for the bulk of their diet. I feed the Wild and Free formula to both pups and adults as 10% of their diet. The rest is raw, prey model with sweet potatoes and pumpkin given as treats.

Even if you go raw, I suggest a small portion of the diet being kibble. Some vets and boarding facilities will not feed raw and, when traveling with the dog, feeding raw in a hotel room can be a problem. If they will eat a kibble, then that solves those potential problems.
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