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When to introduce solid foods

Published On: February 22, 2021

After 4-weeks milk replacement alone no longer provides adequate nutritional support for proper puppy and kitten growth and development.
Around 3-4 weeks of age semisolid food such as a thick gruel can be introduced by mixing a small amount of warm water or milk replacement with the mother’s food. This will entice them to start licking and slowly teach them to eat solid foods.

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