What to feed a Cane Corso?

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Cane Corso


Cane Corso or Corsican dog - a very active animal, ready to move a lot. And if such a need dog is satisfied, for the health and good shape it needs proper feeding.

What to feed the puppy and adult Cane Corso dog? How to do it correctly and that it is impossible to give an animal? This will be discussed in this article. The choice of diet for each dog is determined by the terms of its content, the age and health condition.

The Cane Corso is a late maturing breed and this is reflected in the nursing pups. Because of their feeding until five months of age up to six times per day. After growing until complete animal aged eighteen, the daily ration is divided into three parts.

Feeding Cane Corso natural food

For normal diet feeding puppy Cane Corso are gradually accustomed to three weeks of age. The best way to feed your baby on a schedule, at regular intervals. A bowl of food is better positioned in the vertical bar on the level of the chest above the baby.

Then he will not hump your back while eating. The diet of both puppies and adult dogs should be a balanced amount of protein, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins and minerals.

This natural food should be sufficiently diversified, which determines the health and lifespan of the animal. Source of protein for dogs is:

  • meat
  • fish
  • eggs
  • milk

Up to 10-week-old puppies are ground meats - scrape. It is better to give raw beef, boiled chicken and rabbit without bones, blood is also useful. Minced meat less digestible dog organism and its best to limit consumption.

With half a year in the diet of a puppy can be added by-products - to more than once a week. To give gnawing raw beef bones, especially in 5 months, which contributes to the change of teeth. Marine fish without bones begin to once a week from 4 months of age, without combining it with meat. The egg yolk provides the raw or fully cooked egg. Also needed dairy products:

  • cottage cheese,
  • yogurt,
  • milk,
  • yogurt,
  • cheese.

Milk is useful to cook porridge: buckwheat, oatmeal, rice. Valuable sources of fat for the Cane Corso is sour cream and butter. Their deficiency in the diet can lead to hindered development and growth of the puppy, skin diseases, disruption of normal pigmentation of the coat, beriberi. However, you can not overfeed and fatty foods. This can cause indigestion. For Cane Corso daily intake of fat is 2.6-2.7 grams per 1 kg of body weight.

Cane Corso also need vegetables:

  • cabbage,
  • carrot,
  • beets,

and the dog will be very useful fruits and berries, pitted:

  • apples
  • raspberries,
  • strawberry,
  • cherry,
  • cherries,
  • apricot,
  • watermelon.

There should be 15-16 g per kg of body weight per day in dogs. They are given in the form of salads, dressed with sour cream or vegetable oil. Along with the meat food schenkurekomenduetsya fed rye bread, soaked in the low-fat broth.

Feeding dry food Cane Corso

Dogs need to choose the highest quality dry food, the most appropriate of its state of health and age. Active adult cane corso day requires about 700-800 grams of granules. The feed can be calculated according to body weight: 20-40 grams per 1 kg of body weight of the dog.

For dogs that are used for work performance, the rate should be slightly higher. Although in any case, you must carefully examine the food manufacturer's instructions. Translating the dog to a new food, about the first two months should be closely monitored for its physical form.

Overfeeding high-calorie diet can lead to obesity, not only dogs, but also to the acquisition of very serious diseases: disorders of the musculoskeletal system and diabetes. Old and inactive dogs due to illness picked a lighter diet and daily ration divided into two or three times.

Also be sure your pet should always be a bowl of fresh water. Series special dietary food for dogs help in the treatment of certain diseases, but they have to feed your pet better after consultation with a veterinarian.