So you have your little chug puppy home and it’s time to feed him. It is important to feed him the right amounts at the right intervals so he does not overeat or become malnurished. Chug puppies have a tendency to become hypoglycemic due to their small size an active behavior. If your chug puppy has a good mix of chiuaua, he might also be prone to shaking which causes him to metabolize food fast. However, all of this can be managed with proper diet and feeding times.
How Often Should You Feed Your Chug Puppy?
Most vets (including the ones at Banfield Pet Hospital) reccomend feeding small breeds such as chug puppies 3-4 times a day.
How Much Do Chug Puppies Eat?
This is relative to the size, but if your chug puppy is built more like a pug, he may require more food than a chiuaua would. Generally one cup of food for each feeding should suffice. Many times the bag of dog food will specify amounts as well. Feeding him more than this may cause obesity, lethargy and other symptoms.
What Should I Feed My Chug Puppy?
Try to avoid table food whenver neccesary. Do this at a young age and your chug puppy will be less prone to begging when he becomes a full grown chug dog. Max, the official chug of this site only eats dry dog food. If you mix soft food in with a chug puppy’s meals, he may become more prone to diarrhea. Vets also suggst giving your chug puppy an egg a few times a week, as it helps the shine of his coat. Click here for a list of quality food for your chug puppy.
Always make sure your chug puppy’s dish is full of water as well.