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  1. Manufacturer's Feeding Recommendations?

    Dog Food Forum
    Hello, So i'm looking into switching my dog's food for multiple reasons. #1 Got a $10 off on Purina Pro Plan dry dog food #2 My senior dog is maintaining her still heavy frame on a much lower amount of food than what is recommended i give her #3 My friend works at Purina manufacturing plant, and...
  2. The Trials of a Log Dog

    General Dog Forum
    Finnley is a year and five months now (how time has flown since I first got him!) and everyone in my household is convinced that he is fat, and I am incredibly dubious of their assumptions. He goes for a good lope around the neighborhood in the morning (he's safe as there are no cars and all...
  3. Overweight assistance!!

    Dog Health Questions
    I have a Manchester Terrier/ Chihuahua mix. She is a little over 3 years old. Still really young... But she loves her food a lot and has gotten so lazy! It's not a matter of health issues, she's just following after me! We have both gained a lot of weight! She is 22.8 pounds! Ok well for one...
  4. Gigi's Weight

    Dog Health Questions
    I have a Manchester Terrier/Chihuahua mix. She is a spayed female and I believe she is overweight. She is 1'3 long from nose to butt and 1'9 from feet to back. She weighs about 23-25 pounds. How can I get her to lose weight? We have 3 dogs and she is a low-activity dog but will perform physical...
  5. The People Food Diet

    Dog Food Forum
    I met a dog that was on what his owners called "The People Food Diet". He only ate what his people ate. I went to a friends house for dinner and was surprised when they gave their dog a heaping bowl of penne with vodka sauce (topped with grated romano of course). They got very defensive when I...
  6. 5 Questions regarding my puppy

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    First of all I would like to say HI!:wave: to the comunity. I am new here and I am also new at dog ownership so please bare with me. I searched for almost a week all about puppies, his needs, and the responsibilities that bound on having a puppy. But there are some questions that I can't seem...
  7. Need advice on my 4 year old Aussie...

    Dog Health Questions
    I have a 4 year old male blue merle bobtail Aussie named Ace. I have had him since he was 3 months old. I saved him from being euthanized and he has grown to be my little buddy. The first couple years I had him I tried hard to keep him active and taught him tricks etc..I understand he is a high...
  8. experience with 8 y/o American Eskimo w/ hip dysplasia, arthritis

    Dog Health Questions
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  9. Doggy weight problem

    Dog Food Forum
    About 2 years ago now, hubby and I rescued a stray mini foxie x jack russel, Lag Spike. At that time he was 11kg (24 pound, roughly) and looked like he'd swallowed a pizza whole. He was in awful shape: tumors on his eyelids, heart murmor, fleas, fleas and then some more fleas, mites, extra long...
  10. Overweight Dogs?

    Dog Health Questions
    What do you do when your vet tells you that your dog is overweight? In the past, I took my pup on runs with me and fed him a special food. There's an article on the Chicken Soup site about overweight pets. It says to record what your pup eats (even snacks) - any other good tips you can think...
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