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Hi,
I am a newbie in owning dogs.. I have adopted a dog 2 months ago. She is is almost 4 months - Dec 10th.. I have couple of inquiries:
  • How much should I feed her per day - 3 times or 4 times.. 2 cups or 3 cups -- total weight 500 grams or 300 Grams of dry food?
  • Although she is almost 4 months, but her ears not standing up yet.. what should I do?
  • what is the breed of dog - I have attached couple of photos .. people saying she is a mixed between GSD Liver , and Black GSD>> and what is the expected color of it as she is changing colors :)
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Wow!!!!! Gorgeous pup!!! She looks like she's going to be a big girl in a couple of years! She's got a lot of GSD I'd guess but the rest is pure speculation without sending in DNA for testing which is fairly inexpensive. Feed her three times per day until she is a bit older or until she seems to lose interest in "lunch". Feed a VERY high-quality food which almost always is sadly NOT what your vet will recommend or carry. Feed that uses USDA ingredients is the safest & best. Read a couple of books on the GSD & on raising pups - they can be purchased for a couple of bucks online. Take her to puppy obedience classes where you can bond with her, learn how to train her AND it socializes her which is imperative!!! Raising a pup takes a lot of time & is a big commitment, but in the future, you'll wind up with a great companion & devoted friend.
 

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Personally I switch them to a large breed adult kibble for "active" dogs by 5 months of age and feed twice a day, some still feed puppy food at that age but you don't want to keep them on puppy food too long as it is not good for their bone health (you want slow/steady growth, not super fast rapid growth). Maybe feed 3 times but usually twice is enough depending on their activity level. As far as how much to feed, typically as much as they will eat in 5 minutes (within reason). Feel her ribs and make sure her weight remains optimal (not fat!). Extra fat/weight is not good for their bone structure so use your measuring cup and adjust the feedings if she starts to get a little porky. Your vet will help you judge if she is at the right weight or feels to fat/thin.

Also try not to walk her (or worse run her) on pavement/cement for long periods of time as that will damage their soft/growing joints. Keep her on grass/dirt when you go for longer walks or play ball etc... GSDs have enough hip/bone problems as it is without adding to it with environmental factors.

As far as her ears, I have only posted/wrapped Dobie puppy ears which are completely different. I suggest you research GSD ears to learn whether or not you should post them or whether they should come up on their own. Posting Ears | Sequoyah German Shepherds
 
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