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What To Feed Your Labrador Retriever Puppy?

According to the American Kennel Club (AKC), labrador retrievers remain to be the most popular breed in the U.S. The charismatic demeanor and temperament of this breed have captured the hearts of most families making them the favorite choice as an ideal pet.

Puppies nurse from their mothers before they start eating solid food. This process is known as weaning which is ideally done before puppies are turned over to their future owners’ homes. Weaned puppies can now rely a hundred percent on solid food. 

Gather some important information from the shelter and breeder about the specific type of food they are feeding your puppy. Make sure to purchase the same pet food to feed your puppy once it has settled into the household. While the puppy is still adjusting to its new home, do not make any drastic decision to change its existing diet for the first couple of weeks or so. You don’t want to make your puppy anxious with sudden changes. Patience is extremely important, so make sure you allow the puppy enough time to get used to their new environment first before introducing them gradually to changes, especially their diet because it would take time for their digestive system to get used to a new diet or food formulation. 

Consult with your veterinarian regarding your puppy’s dietary needs and ask when the best time would be to make changes to their diets. Your vet clinic San Antonio, TX would know the most suitable and highly nutritious foods that you can feed your puppy with.

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