Puppy Nutrition For Giant Schnauzers
14th June, 2011 15:21
GIANT SCHNAUZER PUPPIES NUTRITION
Giant schnauzer puppies, like any youngsters, require a balanced diet to aid them in growing into strong and healthy adults. While the "prey model diet" is probably the best diet for Giants, not every pet owner can afford to prepare meals every day for their giant schnauzer puppies. However, paying attention to the food that you are feeding your giant schnauzer puppies, as well as how much you feed them, can help the puppies remain happy and fit right into adulthood.
If you do want the best for your giant schnauzer puppies, a natural diet will most likely beat out any processed dog food in a bag or a can, regardless of the claims found on the products. Just like a human being needs certain elements in a diet to stay healthy, giant schnauzer puppies have certain nutritional requirements as well. In general, you will want to provide your giant schnauzer puppies with protein, fat, vitamins and minerals. Giant Schnauzer puppies can obtain the necessary protein from meat, poultry and eggs, among other sources. Meats can also provide certain fatty acids and minerals necessary for healthy giant schnauzer puppies. If you want the best for your canine family member, consult your holistic vet or other professional to create a natural diet for your giant schnauzer puppies that will provide all the necessary nutrients while avoiding foods that may be harmful to the Giants.
Of course, one additional requirement for a giant schnauzer puppies complete diet is an abundant supply of water. Giants are extremely active dogs and will lose much water through exercise, urination and simply breathing and panting. Most giant schnauzer puppies will regulate their own water intake, but be aware of their drinking habits. So in general, make sure water is available and monitor for abnormal drinking habits.
If your giant schnauzer puppies are fed kibble, pay attention to the label to ensure that they are getting the required nutrients. Just because a bag or can of dog food claims to be "Premium" or has "Natural Ingredients" does not necessarily mean it will provide a balanced and complete diet for your Giant. Supplementing bagged or canned dog food with a natural meal can also have its benefits, but be aware that a constantly changing diet can also affect the health of your giant schnauzer puppies.
Just like their owners, giant schnauzer puppies will be healthier, more energetic and more productive if they consume a healthy diet on a daily basis.