Miniature bull terrier feeding
Feeding a miniature bull terrier is an extremely important issue, because the health and well-being of your dog depends on it.
In the photo: miniature bull terrier. Photo: DogsAholic
As a rule, miniature bull terriers are not picky in food. You can feed them with natural food or dry food.
Dry food for miniature bull terrier
If you prefer to feed the miniature bull terrier with dry food, choose premium or super premium products. Also consider your pet’s age, lifestyle, and activity level. When calculating the amount of dry food for a miniature bull terrier, refer to the manufacturer's instructions on the package.
The transfer of a miniature bull terrier to another food is gradual, and it is better not to do this without emergency.
Miniature bull terrier feeding with natural food
If you choose natural products for feeding the miniature bull terrier, the basis of the diet should be meat (lean beef). Sometimes you can give boiled fish or poultry (by removing bones). You can give porridge (buckwheat or rice), vegetables and fruits. Once a week you can offer a miniature bull terrier a boiled egg. Sour-milk products (low-fat cottage cheese or kefir) will not interfere.
Perhaps the miniature bull terrier will also need vitamins or mineral supplements. However, before buying them, it is worth consulting with a veterinarian.
Rules for feeding miniature bull terrier
- A miniature bull terrier is always fed at the same time. A bowl is washed after each feeding.
- Water must be available at all times. It must be changed at least 2 times a day.
- You can not give the miniature bull terrier food from the table, chocolate and sweets, chips, sausages and smoked meats, fatty, fried and salty foods, as well as any low-quality food.
- Food for a miniature bull terrier should be at room temperature.
How many times a day to feed a miniature bull terrier (puppy and adult dog)
The number of feeds of a miniature bull terrier puppy per day depends on the age of the baby.
Miniature bull terrier puppy age
Number of feedings per day
Up to 3 months
5 – 6
4 – 5
4 - 6 months
3 – 4
6 - 8 months
8 months and older
Adult miniature bull terriers are fed 2 times a day.