At the very least, your Chihuahua鈥檚 diet should consist of 40% protein. This includes whole meat sources likechicken, lamb, beef, or fish. With commercial kibble, a meat source should be the first thing listed on the ingredients list.
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What is the best dog food for a Chihuahua?
Usually, it is best to follow this recommendation. If no recommendation is given in terms of the brand of dog food that you feed your Chihuahua, go with a food that鈥檚 main ingredient is meat. The food should be made up of at least 30 percent protein, at least four percent fiber, and 20 percent fat.
How much should I Feed my Chihuahua?
While feeding your Chihuahua this daily amount of food, weigh your Chihuahua at least once a week to ensure that your Chihuahua is not on its way to becoming overweight or underweight. If your Chihuahua is becoming overweight, reduce the amount of food your feed it by 10 to 15 percent, if underweight increase its food by 10 to 15 percent.
Do Chihuahuas eat their own food?
Different dogs require different nutritionally sound diets. Some Chihuahuas can monitor their own food intake and will self-limit eating enough to sustain themselves. Other dogs are 鈥減orkers鈥?and would eat themselves 鈥渋nto oblivion鈥?
What should I Not Feed my Chihuahua?
Never feed the animal sugary foods, and avoid processed foods designed for human beings. Good snacks for Chihuahuas include cheese and peanut butter, as well as snacks that were designed for dogs. Don鈥檛 over do it with the snacks! This can also lead to obesity.