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Old 08-12-2019, 04:26 PM   #11 (permalink)
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2 meals per day. 6 cups total

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Old 08-15-2019, 01:42 AM   #12 (permalink)
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I feed both of my Boxers 2 meals per day; they get wet food mixed with dry with a bit of meat juice. If they get hungry later, we put a bit of dry food down, mixed with left over meat from my table. They are both healthy. I don’t let them play until 1 1/2 hours after they eat. I lost my 10 yr old beloved Boxer boy in Dec due to ‘stomach torsion’ and my step son over feeding, I won’t ever go through that again!
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Old 08-23-2019, 06:53 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Iíve always done 2, but since my girl has tummy issues, 3 small meals works fine.
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Old 08-23-2019, 08:31 PM   #14 (permalink)
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I feed my boxers about 3 hours before they go outside in the morning and we do our walks and running around they horse around a little in the house sometimes but its not crazy like when they are outside my Vet actually told me 3 small meals a day is fine and good for them, just don't go over the daily amount they are supposed to have. I lost a German shepherd to bloat and I never want that to happen to another one of my dogs. So I am a little leery of any activity after eating as you know they like to go 0-60 in no time!
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Old 09-02-2019, 07:44 AM   #15 (permalink)
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I feed 3 small meals a day and avoid excercise/play time before and after meals. I used to wait 1 1/2 to 2 hours, but after reading all the posts here, I am now trying to be more diligent about waiting a full 2 hours after meals to go for walks/hikes (and will not feed right after any of the same activity either).

Sometimes it's inconvenient, and every once in a great while it means a meal or a walk is skipped or delayed, but I try to be very mindful of activities immediately before or after meal times and plan accordingly.

Occasionally, I have to crate my dog briefly if he gets the zoomies in that window of time before/after a meal in order to avoid him racing around like a nut.

As my pup matures, his schedule has become fairly predictable, so it makes managing his schedule of feedings, exercise, & play time much simpler.

I fed my previous boxer 3 times a day as well, and followed the same protocol regarding exercise/play time. I was blessed with him living for 14 wonderful years, so I am assuming his schedule contributed to his health and must have benefited him.
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Old 09-16-2019, 02:05 AM   #16 (permalink)
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I think the 3-time meal is good for a pet in a day. Try to take 3 little healthy meal to your pet in one day.
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Old 09-17-2019, 01:57 AM   #17 (permalink)
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Am I the only one that feeds my adult boxer three meals a day? Does everyone else feed their dogs 2 times per day or even one? My boxer is not overweight by the way, she gets three small meals. I want to change as

I am worried about GDV.
I'm twice per day. Raw diet with treats in-between.

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