How to feed a Papillon Puppy
Is there anything cuter than Papillon Puppy? In fact, its name actually means “butterfly” in French. Well, if you have just added a four-legged member in your family and worried about how to feed it? You don’t need to worry and just check our post about feeding the cutest creation. Normally, Papillon puppies required at least four meals per day that include high-quality proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins, nutrients, and minerals. The main ingredient for puppy food should be fat and protein. During the first 6 to 8 weeks of puppy life, he/she should stay with the mother and allowed to nurse ad-lib. It is very necessary for them that they should be nursed from mother. It is the mother’s milk that protects them from all types of diseases and gives them enough nutrition to cope with diseases. Well, if it is not possible to keep them with their mother, milk should be replaced with bottles and replaces which can easily be found at any major pet store.
Shifting your Papillon Dog puppy from milk to solid food is not an overnight endeavor and easy thing. The actual time for it is two 2 to 3 weeks. First of all, you have to select the brand of puppy food and it should be a high-quality food in order to provide the required ingredients. It is always necessary to talk to your veterinarian before starting it. At the age of 6 to 8 weeks, the solid food should be blended with milk replacer and offered three to four times in order to increase the immunity to digest solid food. It would allow your puppy to adapt to solid food and helped him/her to digest it. Until the end of 8th week, your puppy would be having solid food.