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My dog is 8 and a half KG. I for him myself as he has

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My dog is 8 and a half KG. I cook for him myself as he has inflammatory bowel disease.
Feed him chicken/fish/turkey and rice/sweet potato BUT I don't know how many grams should be meat and how many grams should be rice. Could you find out for me please? A vet once told me but I can't remember! Archie is 3 and a half years old. He is at the vets a lot !!
Submitted: 18 days ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  DocPaul replied 18 days ago.

Hi.

Dr. Paul Brazzell here.

Dogs should get 25 grams of protein per 1000 kcal of food(energy) that they eat.

Your dog needs about 350 calories a day (kcal)

So that would be about 9 grams of protein

So you can feed the protein based on that. The rest then is the rice.

Make sense?

Paul

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