Transitioning to new pet food for your furries
As a pet owner, you want to ensure that your furries are getting the best nutrition possible.
Whether you are transitioning your pets to a new type of pet food due to dietary restrictions, health concerns, or because you want to explore new options, it is important to ensure that your pet's nutritional needs are met.
Switching your pet's food can be a delicate process. To avoid an upset stomach and other digestive problems such as vomiting, diarrhea or constipation. It is really important to transition your pet to a new type of pet food gradually. This can take up to 10 days, depending on your pet's individual needs and preferences. Here is a step-by-step guide to help you transition your pet to a new type of pet food:
Choose the Right Pet Food
Before you start transitioning your pets to a new type of pet food, it is important to choose the right one.With so many various types of pet foods on the market today, it can be challenging to figure out which is the perfect fit for your pet - which is determined by their specific health and nutritional requirements. Petzlove products, for instance, use Calculated Nutrients technology, which allows us to create balanced diets depending on the size, age, breed of the pet to make sure that your pets will achieve the required daily intake of nutrition.
Introduce the New Pet Food Gradually
To avoid digestive upset, it is important to introduce the new pet food gradually. Start by mixing a small amount of the new pet food with your pets’ current food. Gradually increase the proportion of the new food while decreasing the proportion of the old food over a period of around 7 days. This will give your pets’ digestive system time to adjust to the new product.
Here is a 7-days transition schedule that you can follow:
Day 1 – 10% new food / 90% old food
Day 2 – 20% new food / 80% old food
Day 3 – 30% new food / 70% old food
Day 4 – 40% new food / 60% old food
Day 5 – 60% new food / 40% old food
Day 6 – 80% new food / 20% old food
Day 7 –100% new food
Monitor Your Pet's Reaction
During the transition period, it is important to monitor your pet's reaction to the new product. Keep an eye out for any signs of digestive problems like stomach upset, vomiting, diarrhea, or loss of appetite. If your pet experiences any of these symptoms, slow down the transition process and consult with your veterinarian.
In conclusion, transitioning your pets to a new type of pet food requires patience, care, and attention to detail. By following the steps outlined in this article, you can ensure a smooth and successful transition that will keep your furries happy, healthy, and well-fed.
If you're looking to transition your furry friend to a new type of pet food, you will want to choose a brand that you can trust. At Petzlove, we offer what is the best for your furry friends, with 100% natural ingredients and our Calculated Nutrients technology.