How to Feed Beagle Dog Properly: The Dos and Donts for Puppies and Adults

Feeding your beagle is one aspect of care that’s very important.

Dogs need much protein, fiber, good fats, calories and less carbs.

Beagle must be fed high-quality dog food either home-made or commercially prepared to maintain a balanced diet according to age and to prevent overweight.


What to give your Beagle Dogs 

You can feed your beagle breed with canned foods, wet or dry foods. Just avoid foods with preservatives, artificial flavors or some meat digest.

Some popular dog food products are pacific stream, Orijien, Wellness Core, which are all grain free dry dog foods.

Others are Taste of the wild, blue buffalo and several others.

Either you’re going for homemade or canned foods, ensure they are rich in proteins, omega-3 fatty acids, fibers, vitamins and minerals.

You can feed your beagle dog with tale chicken liver, ocean fish meal, whole herring, and whitefish.

Also, turkey and chicken broth, brown rice, barley, oatmeal, vegetables and even fruits.

While we’ve always answered that your beagle dog can eat rice, fish and some others, it’s important to understand when to be cautious.


When you need to be cautious 

For example, your beagle can eat boiled eggs but you can not be feeding your dog eggs everyday since too much of it can lead to obesity and related health issues.

And when you want to feed him with egg, one is okay for the day.

Also, beagle dog and most other breeds like fruits and vegetables but not all kinds of fruits and veggies are healthy for them.

Your beagle dog can take carrots and banana without any issue. Cheese should be in small amount.

Apple cores and skin can be fed to beagle also but not too much of it, to avoid health problems.

So also, oranges, clementines and tangerines are all added to beagle diets but also in small quantity and not on a daily basis.

However, most cherries are not good for dog, including the beagle breed.

Strawberries, either fresh, frozen or dried should be avoided.

The leaves or products made from it like yourgut, ice cream and others should be excluded so as to avoid complications.

Grapes and raisins are also not advisable to be included into the dog’s diet plan.

The diet and food are given to a beagle help the breed for balanced growth, sustaining the weight, liveliness, good digestion, and nutrition to build the dog strong both physical and mentally.


How to feed your Beagle puppy

Feeding amount and time are important in beagle feeding guide.

How much food your beagle should eat per day depends on age, size and your objectives.

During the first 3-4 weeks after birth, the beagle puppy must drink the dam’s milk.

During week 4, they are introduced to wet foods which are prepared by canine milk replacer, mixing with the food that the mother has been eating.

The beagle puppies can be taking one and half cup of solid foods per day or little less.

Ideally 1/2 a cup in the morning, same in the afternoon and same at night, making 3 times daily.

If your pup is not eating, you can consult your vet doctor to see if there’s any health issue causing this.

When your beagle pup is 7 weeks old, he can fully start taking wet and dry foods while you may not still wean him at this stage.

The dog should be taking at least 350 calories daily, then it should weigh about 5 pounds if fed properly.

During 8 weeks, the beagle pup should be taking 2 cups of dry food daily.

It’s this time the pup is becoming independent and can be weaned.

It is also not necessary to still be feeding him three times daily, you can start teaching him to adapt to two session of feeding daily.

Especially if your pup is not yet trained to use toilet effectively.

During 6 months old, the puppy must be fed meals twice a day, one in the morning and one in the early evening.

After 1 year, your beagle dog is now an adult.

The food must contain real meat, no fillers or chemical additives, a nutritional balance and a proper fat level.

Avoid grain-based foods and bad fats but real protein feeds, fish, beef and chicken breast are good for energy, creativity and general well-being.

The beagle male should weigh between 21 and 25 lbs or average of 10kg while the female dog should weigh between 18 and 23 lbs or average of 9kg.