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Feeding Adult Dog Food to Puppies??
I know it sounds crazy, but a handler that I'm being trained by to show my havanese told me that puppy food is really not that much better than adult food, and that the bone-growth-promoting ingredients in puppy food can actually cause the bones to grow faster than the soft tissue, causing things like "Easty/Westy" with the feet. He said he's even asked nutritionists about it, and has advised me to put my 12 week old puppies on an adult dog food for small breed dogs (such as Royal Canin). Has anyone here ever heard this before? Is it true?
Would it be bad to feed them a high-quality adult dog food just as a precaution? Because my Havanese, Ritzy, already seems to have the "Easty/Westy" problem starting with her feet.