German Rottweiler is a favorite domestic breed all over the world and has an average life span of 9 years. They are a robust and powerful breed and depending on their age, requires a balanced proportion of meat and other nutrients as a regular part of their diet.
One can either buy suitable food bought from the store or can also prepare food at home for one’s precious rottweiler.
These days, pet stores too have a plethora of options when it comes to dog food. Hence, it becomes all the more important to make that right choice. One very important thing that should be kept in mind is reading of labels on the dog food. It is advisable that the main source of protein, be it chicken, lamb or beef is the first ingredient listed on the packaging label. Often, Rottweilers have allergic reaction to certain food groups and typical ingredients. Needless to say, one needs to be extremely careful about avoiding such components in food. The information on the label usually guides the master regarding the proportion and frequency of food.
Certain low calorie food are also available for Rottweilers who have been advised by the veterinarian to lose weight. One very important fact that all dog owners must pay heed to and abide by is that free feeding should be avoided at all costs. The latter may lead to serious health issues for your beloved pet dog. Dogs should also be wired to a particular eating schedule just like, we, human beings are. Mostly, dogs should be fed twice daily or according to the specific instructions of the veterinarian. Occasional treats are okay too, as long as it is kept within a limit and does not exceed specified proportion.Certain vegetables like carrots make excellent food for dogs. Rice, beans, lentils and sweet potatoes may also be used to feed them.
A nutritious diet coupled with lots of love and exercise is the key to the health of your Rottweiler.