My question is can I mix the puppy food with the adult food so I…

My question is can I mix the puppy food with the adult food so I don’t have to fight with him to stay out of the food that’s left out for the adults?

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PK Dennis
5 years ago

The very first thing I would do is stop free-feeding the pugs!  Most small dogs have a tenancy to pack on weight — especially if they are allowed to eat when/what they want.  Your dogs will maintain a healthier weight as they age if you feed them at a set time each day and in a way that you know exactly how much each dog consumes. Also, you should feed each dog in its own space.  That could be 3 corners in the same room, in crates, or in different areas of the house.  In my house each dog has… Read more »

5 years ago

the mastiff should be either on a large breed puppy food or an all life stages food…regular puppy food can be problematic for big dogs.  i wouldn’t feed the small breed adult food to the mastiff at all, to be quite honest.

5 years ago

okay, that’s good. 🙂

i still wouldn’t let him eat the other dogs’ food. either switch everyone to an all life stages food appropriate for larger dogs, or feed separately and prevent the puppy from eating the pugs’ food.