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switching 10-month Bichon from puppy to adult food???

December 4th, 2004, 12:20 AM
Just wondering when is the appropriate time to switch a puppy from puppy food to adult food. We have a 10-month-old Bichon weighing in at 19 lbs. Is it when they are 1-year old? Soone? Please advise.

December 4th, 2004, 01:15 AM
You can switch anytime after 9 months for small breeds. :) I switched around 10 months for my lhasa apso.

December 6th, 2004, 07:53 PM
My friend switched at 9 months with her 2 Bichons.

December 6th, 2004, 07:56 PM
Don't forget to slowly wean him off his puppy food by mixing it with his adult food, switching him directly to a new food may give him tummy upset. ;)

December 7th, 2004, 09:34 AM
Oops,I forgot to mention that Tobster.