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Q. My bitch just whelped her first litter, she lost a lot of weight in the last week of pregnancy, how can I help her gain weight while nursing pups?

Answered By
KATIE SHANNON

A. You should put her on puppy food as it is higher in fat. Not all puppy foods are created equally so make sure it a high quality food. Her feeding requirements greatly increase during this time. Most bags will have the recommended amount for her weight and also indicate how much to feed during the time she is nursing.


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