Your dog fussing about food too much? Try rotational feeding! - The Daily Report - Deepstash
How To Live A Long Life

Learn more about scienceandnature with this collection

The importance of physical activity

The role of genetics in lifespan

How to maintain a healthy diet

How To Live A Long Life

Discover 71 similar ideas in

It takes just

14 mins to read

Rotational Feeding For Fussy Dogs

Are you giving your dog the exact same food day after day after day? It can not only lead to boredom but also limit the spectrum of nutrients and even increase their risk of food sensitivities. 

Rotational feeding is switching up your pup’s menu on a regular basis to broaden their palate and incorporate more nutrients into their diet. It’s easy to start doing but should be done safely.


18 reads

Benefits Of Rotational Feeding 

Keeps your dog excited

Dogs often become fussy about their food when they get bored with it.

Boredom can also make them eat non-food items like dirt or garbage, which could be dangerous. 

Switching up your puppy’s food keeps them open to new foods and makes mealtimes more exciting. 


17 reads

Diversifies the gut bacteria 

There are a plethora of microorganisms in your little furball’s gut that are helping him digest his food properly. 

So, when you change up your pet’s diet and include different types of foods containing fiber and probiotics, you increase their longevity.


13 reads

Allows nutritional variety

Rotational feeding means your fur baby will be able to take in a wide range of nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and antioxidants. Moreover, a varied diet reduces the risk of your dog developing food sensitivities later in life. 


8 reads

Change Their Protein Sources

For our dog Abby, we switch between chicken and eggs on a regular basis. We do two boiled eggs in her dinner for two days and then a palmful of chicken for the next two days. This goes on for six days of the week, and then we skip the protein altogether on Sunday to give her tummy a little break. 


7 reads

Alternating between grain-inclusive and grain-free

Going completely grain-free is never advised unless your dog is allergic to grains. We switch between red rice, white rice, and ragi flour for a grain-inclusive meal. We do boiled veggies and yogurt for a grain-free meal. 


6 reads

Alternating between dry and wet foods

We keep things interesting for our dog by providing an assortment of different textures at mealtime. We give her dry kibble 1-2 times a week and home-cooked food the rest of the days. When we travel with our dog , we keep different types of dry food for uncertain times. 


6 reads

How To Do It?

Here is a general timetable to transition your dog’s diet: 

  • Day 1: Replace 25% of the old food with the new food. (Ex. – Swap only the protein)
  • Day 3: Replace 50% of the old food with the new food. (Ex. – Swap the grain for veggies)
  • Day 5: Replace 75% of the old food with the new food. (Ex. – Bring in new protein and new grain)
  • Day 7: Fully transition 100% of the old food to the new food. 


6 reads



I'm a crazy dog mom of a 5-year old labrador. I love to share knowledge with pet parents at my column, Seek With Manisha featured in The Daily Report news website.


I'm a dog mother and love to share ideas on how to keep your pooch healthy & happy

Ready for the next level?

Read Like a Pro


Explore the World’s

Best Ideas

200,000+ ideas on pretty much any topic. Created by the smartest people around & well-organized so you can explore at will.

An Idea for Everything

Explore the biggest library of insights. And we've infused it with powerful filtering tools so you can easily find what you need.

Knowledge Library

Powerful Saving & Organizational Tools

Save ideas for later reading, for personalized stashes, or for remembering it later.

# Personal Growth

Take Your Ideas


Organize your ideas & listen on the go. And with Pro, there are no limits.

Listen on the go

Just press play and we take care of the words.

Never worry about spotty connections

No Internet access? No problem. Within the mobile app, all your ideas are available, even when offline.

Get Organized with Stashes

Ideas for your next work project? Quotes that inspire you? Put them in the right place so you never lose them.


2 Million Stashers


5,740 Reviews

App Store


72,690 Reviews

Google Play

Sean Green

Great interesting short snippets of informative articles. Highly recommended to anyone who loves information and lacks patience.


Don’t look further if you love learning new things. A refreshing concept that provides quick ideas for busy thought leaders.

Shankul Varada

Best app ever! You heard it right. This app has helped me get back on my quest to get things done while equipping myself with knowledge everyday.

Ashley Anthony

This app is LOADED with RELEVANT, HELPFUL, AND EDUCATIONAL material. It is creatively intellectual, yet minimal enough to not overstimulate and create a learning block. I am exceptionally impressed with this app!

Ghazala Begum

Even five minutes a day will improve your thinking. I've come across new ideas and learnt to improve existing ways to become more motivated, confident and happier.

Giovanna Scalzone

Brilliant. It feels fresh and encouraging. So many interesting pieces of information that are just enough to absorb and apply. So happy I found this.

Laetitia Berton

I have only been using it for a few days now, but I have found answers to questions I had never consciously formulated, or to problems I face everyday at work or at home. I wish I had found this earlier, highly recommended!

Jamyson Haug

Great for quick bits of information and interesting ideas around whatever topics you are interested in. Visually, it looks great as well.

Read & Learn

20x Faster





Access to 200,000+ ideas

Access to the mobile app

Unlimited idea saving & library

Unlimited history

Unlimited listening to ideas

Downloading & offline access

Personalized recommendations


Claim Your Limited Offer

Get Deepstash Pro

Supercharge your mind with one idea per day

Enter your email and spend 1 minute every day to learn something new.


I agree to receive email updates