Dr. Jack L. Stephens, president of Pets Best Insurance, founded pet insurance in the U.S. in 1981 with a mission to end euthanasia when pet owners couldn’t afford veterinary treatment. Dr. Stephens went on to present the first U.S. pet insurance policy to famous television dog, Lassie.
By Dr. Eva Evans, a veterinarian and writer for Pets Best, a pet health insurance agency for dogs and cats.
Getting a new puppy is a fun, exciting, and at times an overwhelming experience. Puppies require lots of attention, play time, training, health care and proper nutrition. Follow these five steps to ensure that your new puppy stays on track for the best nutrition.
By Dr. Eva Evans. Dr. Evans is a veterinarian and writer for Pets Best, a nationwide dog insurance and cat insurance agency.
Taking care of a new puppy can be overwhelming, especially when it comes to understanding their nutrition needs. One of the most important aspects of taking care of a new puppy involves how much and how often to feed him.
When do puppies start eating solid food?
Puppies are typically weaned from their mother around 6-8 weeks of age. Puppies usually start eating solid food around 4 weeks old.
How often should I feed my puppy?
Puppies grow fast and they need to eat frequently. It is best to feed your new puppy three to four times per day.
How much should I feed my puppy?
By Dr. Fiona, a veterinarian and writer for Pets Best, a dog insurance and cat insurance agency.
About the British Shorthair
Weight: 9-18lb (Females are typically smaller than males)
Points of conformation: Heavy set with a broad chest and short thick limbs and a large round head. Short muzzle with prominent whisker pads.
Coat: Water-repellent coat is short, dense and soft. Minimal undercoat.
Color: Any color is accepted except lavender, chocolate and Himalayan.
Grooming needs: low
Origin: British Isles
Behavior Traits: Quiet and undemanding.
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