A. Hi, first of all be sure you are using a puppy food, it's important because now is when he/she will be developing the joints, the brain, the sight etc. Having said that my advice for puppies is 3 to 4 meals/day. The amount of food will be determined by the manufacturer, if you have a look at the back of the bag you will find a guide that will say how much your puppy needs. Have in mind that large breeds can grow til they are 18 months.
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