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Tips to wean puppies off milk onto solid food

Every pet deserves a loving and respectful home: please only consider acquiring a pet if you will be able to take care of its long-term needs. Also, consider choosing your animal companion from a shelter, where there are so many wonderful furry friends who need a forever home.

In this video, veterinarian Dr. Alex Avery talks about how to wean puppies off milk and onto solid food effectively.

Once the shock of a new litter of puppies arriving on the scene has passed, chances are you’re going to start thinking about how to introduce the pups to solid food. But it’s vital not to wean your puppy too early, and instead have a clear step-by-step plan.

After all, proper nutrition is vital for growth, immunity and all-round development. It couldn’t be more important in the first few months of a puppy’s life.

The topics covered in the video include:

  • How early you can wean a puppy
  • The right time to wean a puppy
  • What to feed weaning puppies
  • How to encourage your puppy to eat

View the original video here.

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