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Best thing to plump up my bitch

Discussion in 'Dog Health and Nutrition' started by raven, Jan 30, 2008.


  1. raven

    raven PetForums Junior

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    I need to plump up my bitch a little.

    I've heard that pasta is a goos thing and tripe.

    Can anyone give me any tips?
     
  2. carol

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    you got it
    tripe and pasta
     
  3. raven

    raven PetForums Junior

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    do i just mix this with her normal food or separately
     
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    Mixed in with her dry food - maybe one day mixed with tripe another mixed with pasta, another mixed with boiled eggs etc etc....How many times do you feed your staffy a day?
     
  5. raven

    raven PetForums Junior

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    i used to feed her just once a day and she was cracking, then i changed her food and she lost weight.

    But since got youngest she now has a small meal of just dry in morning and then in evening meat and dry!

    I've also heard that just liquidising our leftovers and using them as a gravy as such can help!!!!
     
  6. bullbreeds

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    Anything you can add to their dinner that they like will help.
    You should also try feeding 3 times a day as this will help with the weight gain. :)
     
  7. raven

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    ok will start that as of tommorrow!

    Do you give them tripe raw or cooked?
     
  8. Vixie

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    raw is fine if you cook it it will stink the place out LOL I just defrost it and then mix it with their normal food :)
     
  9. bullbreeds

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    You can give it raw but be warned if you cook it, it stinks!!!:D
     
  10. raven

    raven PetForums Junior

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    Raw it is then..... lol:D:D:D
     
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    good choice LOL :)
     
  12. raven

    raven PetForums Junior

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    would it be ok to feed my 6 month pup on this too?
     
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    I give it to my 9 month old pup along with his dry puppy food and he is doing well with it so I would say so yes
     
  14. raven

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    Well i gave my girl her first lot of tripe today and well i was suprised.

    Staffies dont exactlly have great table manners but she wolfed it down like i'd never seen before.

    Think this may of been good choice:):)
     
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    I'm glad :), my border collie bitch is very fussy with her food but as soon as I mixed tripe with it she cant get enough and shes looking very good on it too :)
     
  16. Fade to Grey

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    all of our dogs have tripe except the border.
    they all have a full block in the evening including zak, who's on three meals a day.
    the rest are on two.
    the ferrets aren't keen on tripe though :p
     
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    where do you buy tripe even typing it gives me goosebumps
     
  18. carol

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    we get all our food from my whole saler and some of my clients do to as the more we buy the cheeper it gets
    so i order it all and its all delivered to me then when i have the dog i just drop off the food to them
    pet shops sell it as well
     
  19. Vixie

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    I buy mine from my local pet shop ready frozen, then I just defrost the amount I need:):)
     
  20. dad 2 a welshie

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    Pets at home sell raw frozen food in 400g blocks. Tripe and alsorts of other meat as well.
    I think its 400g blocks anyway.
    Im going to go and get some tomorrow.
     
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