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how much food should a 7 lb. dog eat per day

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how much food should a 7 lb. dog eat per day?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Louis Gotthelf replied 7 years ago.
Your feedings may be just right. Usually it is one can per 5-10 pounds twice a day. You did not indicate how much your dog weighs or how active he is. That will also determine daily caloric needs.