dogcrazyjen wrote:I went to an auction today, and found a box of kitchen stuff which included a scale (joy!) I checked my chart for the dogs today, after weighing their food, and I have been feeding them literally twice as much as they need!
Funny thing is Tess looks very good. She is 'fat' compared to AAPs dog, but she is a lean pet weight. I think given the exercise she gets, if I cut back to a normal amount of food she should look good.
My husband thinks Tess is fine and that i want her to look like a skeleton!
mnp13 wrote:This is from the show this past weekend
You can see his ribs and his spine bumps up in his brown patch
bouvierz wrote:To be honest with you if I saw this dog during an investigation, I would have an issue. The dog has a body condition score of a 3 which is considered thin, 5 in optimal. A lean body with being able to see slight ribs is ok but when you can see the spine thats a problem. Just thought Id share. Not meant to tinkle anyone off
mnp13 wrote:and here is a picture of him from when I first got him. Admittedly, he has lost a little muscle, but not much.
Admittedly, he has lost a little muscle, but not much.
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