Easy-to-mix milk replacer gives puppy a great nutritional and immune-boosting start after birth. Whenever possible, puppies should receive colostrum for the first 2 days after birth, since colostrum supplies antibodies essential to disease resistance in early life. Nutri-Cal Puppy Milk Replacer is a nutritionally complete powdered milk replacer that helps meet the nutritional requirements in late gestation and early lactation. It contains colostrum, DHA, arginine, arachidonic acid, vitamins, minerals and optimized levels of protein and fat. In addition, it contains direct-fed microbials that help puppies establish normal bacterial population in the gastrointestinal tract. Simply mix with warm water according to directions below. 50 grams (1.76 oz).
Feeding Instructions: Should be fed at body temperature. Use of a nurser bottle is recommended. Feed puppies at least 2 tablespoons (30 ml) per 4 ounces (113 g) of body weight daily. Divide the daily feeding amount into equal portions for each feeding. For the first 4 days of feeding Nutri-Cal Puppy Milk Replacer, the daily amount should be divided into 6 to 8 feedings. The number of feedings can then be gradually reduced to 4 per day (dividing the daily volumes into 4 equal parts). Pregnant and lactating dogs: Feed 2 teaspoons (4 g) per 5 lbs (2.2 kg) body weight daily until 2 weeks after whelping.
Directions: To make 8 fl oz of Nutri-Cal Puppy Milk Replacer, add warm water approximately halfway to the fill line included on bottle. Shake well. Then, fill all the way to the fill line with warm water and shake until all powder is dissolved. Refrigerate after mixing. Discard if not used within 24 hours after mixing. To mix less than 8 oz of formula, add 2 parts powder to 3 parts warm water and mix until all powder is dissolved.
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