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Dr Scott Nimmo, Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon.
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I have a nine week old Bichon Frise and since his arrival

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I have a nine week old Bichon Frise and since his arrival three days ago, my grandmother has insisted on feeding him people food even though his bowl is full of puppy food, claiming it won't do him any harm.I'm afraid with my puppy being so young, this might negatively affect his diet and his health later on in life but my grandmother refuses to listen to my concerns.Will feeding him human food at such a young age hurt his development and his general health later on? How can I convince my grandmother to stop if her choices are negatively affecting my puppy?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  DocPaul replied 2 years ago.


Dr. Paul Brazzell here

I would be happy to help you

And I am one of the veterinarians authorized to answer questions by text and phone

If you would like to text only then just ignore the request for a call by the computer system

I fed all my puppies a little people food and continue through there 15 and 16 years of life with us

It will not have any impact if done in moderation