Feeding a 15-Pound Miniature Schnauzer

by Dior

I recently had a new addition "Dior" added to the family. He is a 15 to 16 pound miniature schnauzer that I love dearly, and concerned about him having a proper diet.
The dog food directions state to feed your dog approximately a cup of dry food twice a day, but while inquiring on the most healthiest diet I'm hearing half a cup twice a day all over the net and from some vets.
Sooooo someone please tell me what's best, following the manufacturers, instructions and give him a full cup twice a day or go with what people say is more healthy and give him half a cup twice a day.. Thanks in advance for all your responses !!!!!

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May 09, 2016
feeding my mini 16 pound mini schnauzeer
by: Anonymous

I have a 16 pound 3 year old mini schnauzer
I give him 1/4 cup of Pacifica Acana Kibble and mix in 1/2 cup of : 2 tablespoons of bison or white chicken or salmon 1 table spoon of green beans, 1 tablespoon squash, 1 tsp flax seed,
1/4 tsp fish oil mix well with water

Mar 13, 2012
I have a 8 week Mini Schnauzer...
by: Chris TJ

Hello!, i need to know what about the puppies?...i know that puppies should eat about 3 or 4 times a days, and not 2 like grownup schnauzer,so my question is, how many cups should i feed my puppy?...is it the same "half a cup"?...but 3 times?...or is it just 1/3 cup 3 times a day?....thank you in advance!...

Saludos desde Tijuana, Mexico (greetings from Tijuana,Mexico)

Jan 06, 2012
by: Anonymous

I give my 5 yr old mini a half a cup twice a day! He gets one half in the am and the other half in the pm. This seems to keep his weight on track and I walk him when I can! Good luck!

Jan 03, 2012
a cup of food?
by: Lucy Valentine

I give my Miniature 1/4 a cup of dry food (Origins Brand) and a heaping table spoon of wet food mixed in. (Turkey and Chicken)

She eats frozen green beans, Chicken breast Jerky and Sweet potato snacks throughout the day. Not to mention a quarter of a bully stick here and there.

My Lucy is only 10 pounds is only 1. This seems to suit her well. She'an amazing furball.

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