when to switch from puppy food to adult food

EVO'SMOMMY

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Good Morning,

We have a 8 month old (on the 28th of this month) long haired miniature dachshund. He currently is eating pedigree puppy food. EVO weighs about 7.5lbs. He is a little guy and we aren't sure when to switch him over to regular food. Pedigree has a small dog formula and didn't know if that is way to go?

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Usually between 6-9 months people switch over to adult food. I would just do it slowly over a week or 2 adding less of the old food and more of the new food each day. It's easier on their system to change to a new food slowly.
 
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Puppy is considered to be puppy till 9 months. After that it is considered to be adult. You should change your food type between his 8 months and 10 months of age. The change should be slow, not all at once.

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This usually happens around 9 to 12 months for small breeds, around 12 months for medium breeds and around 12 to 24 months for large breeds.
 
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