Natural products for cockers
When choosing a diet for a spaniel, you can include the following products:
Meat. The basis of the menu of any dog, including cockers. Puppies are given at the rate of 50 g per kilogram of body weight, for an adult pet 250-350 grams per day is enough. The meat is boneless, exclusively boiled.
Offal. No more than two or three times a week, you can replace one meat dish with carefully cooked offal – liver, heart, lungs. The serving size in this case must be increased by a third.
Milk products. Any milk dish, even one milk is food, you can not replace them with water or give between meals. Keep in mind that whole milk can have a laxative effect on an adult pet. In the diet of cocker must be present cottage cheese, yogurt, kefir, various cheeses. These are essential components for a dog’s normal digestion.
The eggs. Must be in the diet, but in limited quantities. It is quite enough 1-2 per week. It is recommended to give the pet in the form of an omelet or soft-boiled egg.
Bakery products and cereals. It is worth remembering that these products should not be the basis of the nutrition of the spaniel. They are given only for a variety of menus. You can boil porridge both on water and milk, it is preferable to use hercules flakes, buckwheat, rice. In cereals, you can add a little vegetable oil and vegetables.
Vegetables and fruits. The following vegetables are suitable for feeding cocker – carrots, pumpkin, cucumbers, turnips, zucchini. It is better if they are raw, but you can give boiled. For better assimilation, they must be crushed and seasoned with vegetable oil, sour cream. It is good to add chopped greens as an additional source of nutrients. Fruits can be given as delicacies in small quantities, as they contain a lot of sugar. You can pamper your pet with a slice of apple, melon, watermelon, several berries of currants, strawberries, raspberries, cherries or cherries.
Sometimes it will not be amiss to include rye crackers and dried fruits in the diet.
As a prophylactic anthelmintic, you can give your pet chopped garlic by spreading it with butter on bread, or adding it to food. But no more than once a week and no more than one clove.