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The Ultimate Guide to Cavachon Dog Nutrition

Cavachon This small dog breed is an ideal family pet as it’s of Love temperament They are also great for children. This breed is suitable for first time owners as they do not require much training and activity.

This article will teach you about the Cavachon’s diet. If you feed your Cavachon commercial or homemade food, ensure that it contains the necessary nutrition.

Diets

For your Cavachon to live a long and healthy life, it is essential that you provide a complete diet. You should know how much nutrient they need in their diet.

Protien: A diet rich in protein will help you build strong muscles and bones. The formation of skin, hair, nails and blood is also aided by it. A puppy’s diet should contain between 22-24% protein, while an adult only needs about 18%.

FAT: fat helps your dog to gain energy. This also helps to maintain a healthy skin, coat and vision. Daily, they need 5% fat.

Water About half the dog’s body is made up of water. Your dog could die if they lose just 10% of their water. They should be kept hydrated at all times. Always keep a bowl of clean, fresh water at your dog’s disposal.

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What to feed the Cavachon

Cavachons are fed according to their age and the amount of activity they perform on a daily basis. As a puppy is in the development stage, it needs more food than adult dogs. Reduce the number of meals to three a day as they reach 6 months.

After the Cavachon is 6 months of age, two meals per day are enough. While training, you can treat them with some tasty treats. Do not overfeed your dog as it may become overweight and develop health issues like obesity.

Cavachon Dog Food

Check the nutritional information on the packaging when you buy food for your Cavachon. Make sure that the ingredients are suitable for your Cavachon. You can select from the following list of brands.

  • Taste of the Wild Appalachian Valley small-breed dog food
  • American Journey Landmark Delta Blend Dry Food
  • Ollie Healthy Turkey Recipe
  • Merrick Small Breed Recipe Adult Dry Dog Food

Cavachon Supplements

You do not need to supplement your Cavachon’s diet if you provide him with a balanced one. Consult a veterinarian before adding extra supplements to their diet.

  • Glucosamine
  • Vitamins
  • Omega 3 and 6 Fatty Acid
  • Antioxidants

Cavachon can and cannot eat human food

Be sure to check that your Cavachon can consume the food you are giving him. Some human foods can be poisonous for your dog.

The following is a list of foods that dogs can eat and those they cannot.

Can Eat

  • Meat
  • Eggs
  • Peanuts
  • Popcorn (limited)
  • Watermelon
  • Quinoa

Cannot Eat

  • Avocado
  • Grapes and Raisins
  • Caffeine
  • Garlic and Onion
  • Chocolates

What is the cause of your Cavachon not eating?

  • It could be that your Cavachon has a dental problem which makes it difficult to properly eat. Look for swollen or bleeding gums. Take your dog to the vet if there’s any bleeding or swelling.
  • You dog may be suffering from a digestive problem. Dogs will often eat grass in order to cleanse their digestive system. If they do not start to eat within 24 hours then you should take them to the vet.
  • Your dog’s inability to eat properly can be caused by a change of routine or new surroundings. When the environment around them or the routine of eating changes, dogs can become confused and even anxious. Always feed your dog at the same times.

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