what should I do?

What to feed your Sheltie for optimum health and happiness.
Curtis Meighan
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what should I do?

Postby Curtis Meighan » Mon Aug 08, 2011 12:50 pm

Me and my Fiancee are getting a sheltie puppy and are wondering what we should do, should we keep him on the puppy kibble that the breeder is feeding him (walmart Brand) or switch to something else. Thanking everyone inadvance
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Re: what should I do?

Postby MisfitBrian » Mon Aug 08, 2011 2:26 pm

Curtis Meighan wrote:Me and my Fiancee are getting a sheltie puppy and are wondering what we should do, should we keep him on the puppy kibble that the breeder is feeding him (walmart Brand) or switch to something else. Thanking everyone inadvance

Slowly switch him over to a better quality food over a period of weeks. Drastic changed can result in upset tummies & loose poops.
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Re: what should I do?

Postby Ronna58 » Mon Aug 08, 2011 4:38 pm

I would switch over gradually to a better food, the best quality that you can afford. There are some really good ones out there that are not real expensive. Check your local petstore. Emma was on Eukanuba when I brought her home. I switched to Taste of the Wild but this caused itchy skin for Liam. I now have them on Summit from Petcurean, now that they are adults.
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Re: what should I do?

Postby Duane1 » Tue Nov 15, 2011 1:34 am

Congrats for a new Member in your House, Yup agree with above comment, slowly slowly switch
to some other good quality food..
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Re: what should I do?

Postby Curtis Meighan » Tue Nov 15, 2011 1:15 pm

thanks everyone he is doing great and we got him on Pedigree puppy food and we called him Nickel to go with our golden retriever Penny
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Re: what should I do?

Postby Shirleyj » Mon Feb 22, 2016 11:17 am

Hey there, it's always best to feed your
puppy or dog the best your budget
can afford as it affects their health
and longevity.
It shouldn't take but a very few days to make
this switch;by gradually mixing it in the
original food. I know our precious babies
systems are not all the same; but MY opinion
, I wouldn't purchase another bag of the un-
desired food to stretch it out for days.
Our experience was 4 or 5 days worked fine without any re-percussions.
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Re: what should I do?

Postby Curtis Meighan » Mon Feb 22, 2016 5:36 pm

Thanks we switched him to a raw diet and now have our newest Sheltie hope on raw as well :D

Shirleyj wrote:Hey there, it's always best to feed your
puppy or dog the best your budget
can afford as it affects their health
and longevity.
It shouldn't take but a very few days to make
this switch;by gradually mixing it in the
original food. I know our precious babies
systems are not all the same; but MY opinion
, I wouldn't purchase another bag of the un-
desired food to stretch it out for days.
Our experience was 4 or 5 days worked fine without any re-percussions.
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Re: what should I do?

Postby MarkHt » Tue Apr 26, 2016 1:52 pm

This topic helped me so much! :D
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Re: what should I do?

Postby Anto » Fri Sep 01, 2017 2:41 am

Hello Mark, Just had to tell you that photo of your pup with the bow in her hair - way off the cuteness scale! :)

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