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What factors can change how much my dog needs to eat?

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The amount of food you feed your dog may change if:

Before you feed your dog more food, make sure that they’re hungry and not just looking for attention and love.

  • Your dog becomes more active.
  • The weather is very hot or cold.
  • It is recovering from surgery or an infection.

SOURCES:

ASPCA: “Feeding Your Adult Dog.”

Lauren Beebe, DVM, Killingworth Animal Hospital, LLC, Killingworth, CT.

Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine: “Nutrition for the Adult Dog.”

Reviewed by Amy Flowers on May 14, 2018

SOURCES:

ASPCA: “Feeding Your Adult Dog.”

Lauren Beebe, DVM, Killingworth Animal Hospital, LLC, Killingworth, CT.

Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine: “Nutrition for the Adult Dog.”

Reviewed by Amy Flowers on May 14, 2018

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