Stop Free-Feeding: How to Feed Your Dog Regular Meals
Is there always a bowl of food on your kitchen floor? If so, you’re free-feeding. (Photo by JnL on Flickr.)
One of the first management recommendations I make to my clients is to stop “free-feeding” their dog. Free-feeding means leaving a bowl of dog food on the ground for hours at a time, if not all day long, rather than giving the dog regularly scheduled meals which need to be eaten immediately.
Here are some of the problems with free-feeding:
Free-fed dogs are harder to housebreak. Scheduled input of food means […]