On when to drink, the animal must have clean fresh water permanently at its disposal. When planning you feed your dog thinks that they exist currently in market studied feed for their needs according to their size, age, activity, etc., so we believe that you should acquire this type of food and not prepare it you at home, since the result, if the feed is of quality, will notice it on the health of your dog in the long run. Canned foods contain 75% water, so when you buy them, each 100 grams, 75 g of water are paid. Dry foods are much cheaper per energy unit are also healthier for the teeth of the animal, as they help to clean teeth for Tartar and fortify the gums in a natural way. Since a high quality dry product usually has a high content of elements of animal origin, this product like your dog so much as a canned product.In addition, an open bag of dry food is easier to preserve.
They have the advantage of comfort, are food balanced in proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins and minerals. They are very complete and favor digestive functioning. When choosing a good feed it must know how to interpret the list of ingredients, the higher the content of a particular ingredient, higher will be the place that it occupies in the list. For example, proteins of animal origin are more suitable and are digested better than the vegetable. The same is true with fats (the poultry fat has a superior digestive characteristics). In summary, the greater is the number of components of animal origin and the higher place that occupy in the list of ingredients, so much the better will be the quality of the food.
The amount of the feed to administer to your pet depends on the quality, i.e. high quality feed is generally more expensive, but being its high energy value, the ration will be smaller, which tend to be even cheaper. There are specific lines within each brand according to the needs of the dog: puppy, young, adult, with much physical wear, obese, old may be dry or moistened with a little water. If the dog does not eat well you can mix one or two tablespoons of meat from pot to make it more appetizing. Provided that I think should be given the animal must have a good supply of water, which should be kept constantly fresh and clean. The dog that you have taken is accustomed to this type of food.