When Should You Switch Your Puppy to Adult Food?

My puppy is transitioning to adult food. She is a 15 month old Labrador Retriever. Based on different articles and vet advice I’m now making the switch. Great article below for guidance. Also worth checking with your vet as each breed and size dog can be different and your vet can give you an idea if bone growth is done.

It’s a good idea to introduce new food gradually to avoid any chance of an upset stomach. Mixing the new food  into the old food and building up the amount gradually over 5 days is an easy way to do it. As always, consult your vet with any questions.

Day 1 – Mix 20% of new food with 80% of the old

Day 2 – Mix 40% of the new food with 60% of the old

Day 3 – Mix 60% of new food with 40% of the old

Day 4 – Mix 80% of the new food with 20% of the old

Day 5 – Mix 100% new food! Done!

Pet MD Article

How to transition your dog to a new food

Pet MD Article

When should you switch your puppy to adult food

 

Day 1 today! How do you introduce a new food to your dog?

Wishing you a lovely day……..

 

See also Slow Feeder Dog Bowl

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