Rhodesian Ridgeback: Healthy Diet

In the matter of nutrition of Ridgebacks, it is necessary to take into account their activity and, as a result, the need for increased calorie content.


What to Feed a Rhodesian Ridgeback?

The Rhodesian Ridgeback can be fed both natural food and dry food.

If you choose natural feeding of the Rhodesian Ridgeback, the diet should be as follows:

Rice and buckwheat porridge (2/3 rice and 1/3 buckwheat) – 500 grams per day.
Meat (preferably raw) – 500 grams per day. Instead of meat, you can give chicken (chicken breasts, boiled and skinless) or sea fish.
Vegetables and fruits: grated carrots, pumpkin, zucchini, broccoli, cauliflower, apple, beet, pear, banana.

Probably, the Rhodesian Ridgeback with natural feeding will need a vitamin and mineral complex, but before going to the veterinarian it is worth consulting a veterinarian.

Some owners prefer to feed the Ridgeback with dry food. In this case, you should choose premium or super-premium feed. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions on the packaging for determining the daily feed requirement.

How Many Times a Day to Feed a Rhodesian Ridgeback?

Age of the Rhodesian Ridgeback                          Number of feedings per day

Up to 4 months                                                          4 times a day

4 – 9 months                                                               3 times a day

Older than 9 months                                                  2 times a day

Clean fresh water must be available at all times.

Remember, there are foods that are prohibited from giving to dogs.

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