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Puppy food change and raw goat milk
I try to search and find answers before posting repeat questions, but I have one I think may be a bit unique.
When I get my puppy in a couple of weeks I want to change the food he has been eating at the breeder's home. I've done extensive research the the food they use is not one I want to continue. Knowing the first few days at least I'll want to use their food so there aren't too many changes and stresses.
At the local pet supply store (high end local, not chain store) I went to buy the Acana which is the brand I decided I'd use. I was asking about the method of slowing mixing new in with old and shifting the ratio over the course of several days until it is all new brand. They suggested alternatively to switch without that transition but simply use a little bit of raw goat's milk with the new food for a week or so to help him acclimate (it helps with stomach upset). Note, raw goat's milk is nothing like pasteurized cow's milk so not all the red flags about milk to a puppy.