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.

Alice White

Written by Alice White

Alice White, a devoted pet lover and writer, has turned her boundless affection for animals into a fulfilling career. Originally dreaming of wildlife, her limited scientific background led her to specialize in animal literature. Now she happily spends her days researching and writing about various creatures, living her dream.

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