How much dog food should a 52 pound dog eat daily?

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It depends on the dog's metabolism, breed and it's energy level and the caloric content of the food you are feeding. Most dogs benefit from 2 meals per day to even out blood sugars and to manage hunger. A trained nutritionist can help make the calculations for you - based on your commercial dog food - that will tell you how many cups of food you should be feeding each day.
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How much Prednisone should a 100 pound dog take daily for severe inhaled allergies?

Prednisone Dosage You should check with the vet to be on the safe side, but some vets say a MAXIMUM of 1 mg. per 10 lbs of weight, on a twice daily dosage (every 12 hours). A lot of it depends on how serious the problem is, since it may not require a lot of Prednisone to alleviate your pet's symptoms or a less dangerous drug may be able to be used.

How much should a rottwiler dog eat?

depends on weight and activity levels plus type of food you're giving it. mine has one bowl of James wellbeloved large breed a day. he is only small though and is walked a mile a day.

How many pounds of food a day should a forty pound dog eat?

\nIt depends on his breed, age, and activity levels. At the most, I would say two and a half cups per day, but probably around one and a half or two cups. I recommend the brand "Holistic Select" by Eagle Pack. You can get coupons for it at Eaglepack.com and click "Save $$$".

Can a dog get fat by eating too much dog food?

Yes, if his/her food intake is more than his/her energy output. Also depends on type of dogfood, type of dog, etc. Some dogfoods are designed to "bulk" up dogs, while others are designed as a diet food. Some types of dogs such as Jack Russels have very high metabolisms and are full of energy, therefore they burn more calories and so stay leaner than an English Bulldog. Also if the dog is eating to much or any human food that will cause the dog to get sick or that their bodys cant digest or burn off anough calories

How much should a dog eat?

It's hard to say unless we know the breed, mix, sex, stature, weight, and brand of dog food. In general, you can raise or lower the amount of dog food based on weight trends in your dog. A healthy-weight dog will have a defined waist when looking down from the top (the waist is between the rump and the rib cage). A healthy dog's ribs cannot be seen, but they can be felt if you run your hands along the dog's torso. Consult with your vet for a diet regimen that's appropriate for your dog. however much he wants until he throws it all up. then start over again.. NO!!! . if the dog throws up that is not OK. you can go to your local vet and get your dog a checkup then ask the vet how much food is ok for your dog, witch dogs that are outside dogs will usually eat more but your vet will know for certain because of your dogs height and weight. 10kg everyday It depends on how old/big,and the bread of your dog i have a 1 year old chocolate lab 100 lbs we give her 2 cups of food. It also depends on what kind of dog food you are feeding him/her.The food bag will say like age weight amount hope this helps!

How much food does a dog need to eat?

This depends on the breed of dog and the type of food. Big breeds such as Great Danes eat far more than small ones. I have a dog who is approx. 50 cm tall who eats 140g food per day, divided into two meals. Please not that it is not healthy for a dog to eat your leftovers- my grandparents' dog is fed almost entirely on leftovers and is extremely overweight!

What should you do if your cat eats dog food?

It's better if a cat eats cat food, but if they accidentally eat dog food once or twice it shouldn't hurt them. Dog food should never be given instead of cat food, as dog food is often lower in protein than cat food and does not have some nutrients that are essential for a cat's health.

How much dry dog food should a Golden Retriever eat per day?

It sometimes varies with different dogs. If the dog is getting ample exercise everyday then 1 cup twice a day (one in the morning and one in the evening) would be good. Again, depending on the dog, 1 heaping cup once a day would be fine too.. Most dog foods give recommended servings based on the weight of the dog. It's best to follow this and adjust as needed. If you see your dog is loosing weight add a little more, if is gaining weight reduce. Foods have a wide range of protein and fat levels as well.

How much food should you feed your 35 pound dog?

It depends on the food you are feeding and how active your dog is. One of my dogs is 35 pounds and only eats about one cup of food a day. The food I feed is 35% protein and 25% fat. A very high energy food for very active dogs. If you fed this to a inactive dog it would become fat very quickly. Your feed should have a recommended feed amount based on weight listed on the bag. You should start with that and adjust if you see your dog is gaining too much weight or loosing too much weight. Most dogs will want to eat much more than they actually need for maintaining their optimum weight.

How can you get your dog to eat dog food?

You can go to PetSmart and buy a doggy gravy to put on the dog food. Or when you cook meat you can drizzle a little grease on the dog food and stir it. It can thicken up your dog to if it needs to gain weight. Heck I put grease on my dogs food when i cook meat every once in a while and they LOVE it!

How much food should you give your dog?

How much your dog eats depends on a number of factors, including age, bone structure, and energy level, as well as the quality of the food you give him.. More important than the amount of food your dog gets is his overall condition. He should look muscular, not fat. If you're unsure whether he's overweight, give him the eye exam and the hands-on test. First, look down at him: he should have a visible waist. Then place your hands on his back, thumbs along the spine and fingers spread downward. You should be able to feel but not see his ribs. If you can't feel the last two ribs, he needs less food and more exercise. If you can see his ribs, feed him more.

How much water should a dog drink daily?

Fresh water should be provided at all times. Your dog will drink when she or he is thirsty,hot or simply worn out. If you don't provide enough water, your dog will become dehydrated.You only need to change the water every day or two so it's fresh and clean.

How much should an old labrador dog eat daily?

Labradors are known for being stomachs on legs. A good amount of food is from 2 to 2.5 cups of food per day. The higher quality the food the better. You can also give your dog treats throughout the day. And, if your dogs stomach can handle it, you can give them table scraps as well.

What food should dogs eat?

Food that are natural or organic. The first ingredient on the label should always be meat with a name--such as chicken, lamb, or beef--as opposed to the generic "meat," which could be anything.

What dog food do dogs eat?

Dogs eat food made for dogs, usually in a dry or wet form. There are many brands of dog food on the market, ranging from very low quality to premium quality. The better dog foods have a good meat source (usually labelled as Chicken, Poultry, Beef,etc.) and are free of ingredients such as Grain, Cereal, Corn, Wheat or Soy as these serve as cheap fillers to bulk up the food, but provide no nutrients to the dog.

What to do if a dog is not eating its dog food?

Maybe you should try changing its kind of food some dogs prefer one dog food to another or they could just not be hungry if this is the case leave their food where they know it is so if they get hungry later on in the day they can come back to it.

How do you get your dog to eat dog food?

Stop feeding the dog table food. Sooner or later the dog will eat the food you place in from of him/her; Even dog food. Also make sure your dog likes the food, first of all. Most dogs especially like any kind of wet dog food, so try mixing some wet food with the dry, but not too much. What I would do is just don't feed the dog any thing but leave the dog food out.........Then he/she will eventually go eat it... Or you can give him/her the good food then if the dog wont eat it show him/her a piece of steak or something that she loves and drop it in the bowl that's is what i do with my dogs. Another thing to do is to not leave food lying around for them all of the time. If you feed them only at specific times, they will become hungry if they miss one feeding. Then, at the next feeding time they will most likely eat their food. === Feed them a balanced raw meat diet. Not only will they have great dental health but their stools will have ZERO smell. And the dogs LOVE it.

Your dog will not eat his dog food?

I would try a few things to get your dog to eat his food. . Only feed him at designated times. Do not leave the food out all the time. This will create a sense of urgency to eat when food it provided. If you put it out and he doesn't eat - take it away until the next appointed time. We feed our dogs 3 times a day. You could even do twice if you like . You might want to try a different dog food. Make sure meat is the first ingredient. Stay away from corn fillers. . Stop giving your dog so many treats and human foods. If you follow these steps I believe your dog will start to eat. If he doesn't, he may be sick and might need help from your vet.

How many pounds of food does a dog eat a day?

It depends on the dog breed, size and age. When you buy dog food, the quantity of food a dog of a particular age must consume is printed on the sides of the bag. you can follow it.

Should dogs eat food scraps?

I don't see anything wrong with it, but they would be much healthier eating some nutritious dog food like Science Diet from your local pet store.

Why do dogs have to eat dog food?

Because it has all the nutrition they need for a healthy balanceddiet, and some foods that humans eat are poisonous to dogs, e.g..onions, chocolate Hope this Helps.

What human foods should a dog NOT eat?

Chocolate (dogs are extremely allergic to chocolate), peanuts,cashews, onions, garlic, grapes (they cannot digest them) , sweets,milk, juice, chips, bread or any other grains or dairy, mint,popcorn, spices, spicy stuff. Just to name a few... Yeah that's a lot.

What kind of food should your dog eat?

Dogs are omnivores. They eat meat as well as some veggies. But when it comes to table scraps, they'll eat anything! Continental dog food can be bought at many supermarkets and almost all pet stores. If you own a puppy you should buy different food, puppy foods are widely available. Puppies normally have about two small meals per day, though at adulthood should be taken down to one larger meal, normally in the evening. The size of the dog affects when they enter adulthood. Fresh, clean water should also be always available.

How old should a dog be to eat dog food?

Well, they all have to eat so right away! But seriously, start as a puppy with puppy chow. At about maybe 1-2 years then move on to regular dog chow and at age 7 dogs are considered senior citizens so give them senior dog chow. I would reccomend consulting with your veterinarian about a specific care plan for your dog's personal needs.

How much dry dog food should a 15 lb dog eat?

If your dog food has real meat in it and not meat by-products corn wheat or soy (which are all fillers) than one to 1 3/4 cups a day.If your dog fog does have meat by-products corn and other fillers than you will need to feed him/her 2 to 3 cups a day and maybe a little more.The better the food the less you need to feed.

What food s should dogs not eat?

Chocolate, onions, cooked bones (raw bones are OK, but cooked bones sometimes splinter into sharp pieces which can perforate their insides, so shouldn't be given to them). Those are just a few - there are others.

How much should a papillion dog eat?

My papillon eats 3/4 of a cup of food a day. half cup in the morning and a quarter before bed. You could feed your papillon about a cup of day. You can check with your vet to be certain.

How much chould a dog eat food?

regularly this is a schedule for your specific dog sizes extra large- 2 cups per serving= 2 serving medium-1cup per serving=3 serving little rat dogs-1;2 cups a day

How much cooked beef should an 85 pound dog eat daily?

you really shouldn't feed cooked meat to a dog, that's what an average person would say but i say screw them!! a dog requires real meat not some crap processed food that was manufactured in an assembly line in some factory in Mexico hell no i feed my dog organic chicken and organic produce i don't trust dog food and guess what? my dog has never been healthier it is 10 years old and still feels like its 4 years old and in your case i would say the same amount you would give a kid because bigger dogs require more food you know???. Also have you ever smelled dog food before? GOD it smells so awful smells like a fat kids armpit

What happens if a dog eats to much food?

The dog will, at first, lay on it's side, pant rapidly for awhile, and look (and feel) miserable. Then it will start "squatting", and continue to do that frequently for 8-12 hours. It SHOULD NOT be fed for 36 hours, but let it have all the water it may want. Dogs, given the opportunity, will eat themselves sick any chance they get. It is the owner's responsibility to see that does not happen.

How many cups of dog food should a malamute have daily?

You should refer to the directions on the bag of the food you are using. The amount of food will depend on the weight of the dog and the amount of calories available per cup of the food you are using as well as the age of the dog. Beyond that monitoring your dogs weight will tell you best. If the dog is loosing weight, increase the amount of food. If the dog is gaining too much weight cut back on the food. But the directions on the food bag should be a good place to start.

How much food should a 180lb dog eat?

Most dog foods have a guide on the back of them. for dry food or meat about 35oz for canned moist food about 60oz. I find you are better off feeding dogs dry food, the occasional bit of meat and plenty of water