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How much raw chicken should I feed my dog?

Last Updated: 15th March, 2020

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1-2 chicken quarters (depending on size) or 2-3chicken thighs, with skin. The chicken will be thelarger meal of the day, about 2 pounds for my largedog. Skin-on, as skinless chicken does not haveenough fat and would need to be supplemented with something likebeef. I usually feed the dogs in a bowl in theircrates.

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Just so, how much raw meat should I feed my dog a day?

Adult dogs can be fed between 2-3% ofthe their body weight. We recommend starting with 1/2 pound offood per 25 lbs of body weight daily and makeadjustments according to your dog's age and activity. Wealso suggest that the daily ration be split to feedmorning and night.

Secondly, can I feed my dog only chicken? Considering how many dog foods contain it, it's asafe bet that you can feed your dog chicken. In fact,it's a good source of protein, and cooked chicken can evenbe substituted for or added to his regular meal. Some dogsare allergic to chicken, and it ranks among the top 10allergy-inducing ingredients.

Similarly, you may ask, can I feed raw chicken to my dog?

Chicken is a great source of protein fordogs, and it's exactly the sort of food your dogwould be eating in the wild. Some vets warn against rawchicken because of the risk of salmonella or other bacterialcontamination. For that reason, cooked chicken issafer.

Can I feed my dog raw meat from the grocery store?

Yes, it certainly can be. Dogs are notvery neat when they are eating raw meat. The best place tofeed your dog on a raw food diet is yourbackyard if possible.

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