The best food for puppies with sensitive stomachs
The should contain a healthy balance of nutrients including vitamins, minerals, calcium and prebiotics to support your young dog’s well-being. Sensitive food should be made from ingredients that are unlikely to cause tummy issues. It should be easily digestible and in the form of small kibble, suitable for tiny mouths.
If your puppy has delicate digestion, it’s important to find out if there is an underlying cause and provide them with the right food to give them the best start in life.
What are the benefits of switching to a sensitive tummy puppy food diet?
As well as being gentler on their digestion, Burgess sensitive stomach puppy food can help your dog:
- Maintain a healthy, shiny coat
- Form solid poos
- Maintain strong bones
- Keep a healthy immune system
- Grow into a healthy adult dog
Sensitive Stomach Puppy Food FAQs
Does my puppy have delicate digestion?
It’s quite common for very young dogs to have an unsettled stomach, especially within the first few days after bringing them home. But your puppy might be suffering from a sensitive tummy if the following symptoms persist:
- Diarrhoea or loose poo
- Weight loss
- Being a picky eater
It’s important to remember that there can be a range of causes for these symptoms, including anxiety, changing their food and eating something they shouldn’t (especially common in puppies!). Remember to seek professional vet advice if you’re worried your young dog has swallowed something harmful or poisonous.
If these causes have been ruled out, then gradually changing your dog’s diet to a sensitive stomach puppy food might help.
Need more advice?
Need more advice about sensitive stomach puppy food?
If you’re unsure about the best way of feeding your dog or have concerns about specific nutritional requirements, ask your local veterinary practice for advice.
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