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dexysback
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overweight

Post by dexysback » 19 May 2015, 13:40

I have just took dexter for a run over field ,and there was a old man with a greyhound .First dexter ran to it and got told off ,then the dog ran around and dexter had a little run then he just stood there watching him, I think he didn't want to over do it or is it because he's a bit overweight, he is nearly five.
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Re: overweight

Post by linny » 19 May 2015, 19:29

:lol: I know just how he feels Elaine.
Have you tried cutting down on the portions when you feed him?
Huggy was a continual battle when it came to weight....he would always find food wherever he could....the cats dishes were his favorite target....he had the famous Labrador appetite :roll:

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Re: overweight

Post by Bid » 20 May 2015, 00:29

Beam is like this :oops: :oops: :oops: I know he is overweight, and I keep cutting back on his food but he remains a porker. He is now having Barking Heads Fat dog slim for his treats in an effort to get him to lose a bit. The thing is he is lazy , and I don't know if he is lazy because he is fat, or he is lazy because he isn't getting enough calories to burn!
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Re: overweight

Post by Oscar2011 » 20 May 2015, 21:44

Oscar is under strict orders too, not to put on any more weight. Just wondering though, how many calories there are in tennis balls :roll: :roll: .

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Re: overweight

Post by Pollydoodle » 21 May 2015, 00:59

It is the snacking on cambert that does it, I discovered a while back! :roll:
Even extra kilo of weight makes big difference to their energy level or willingness to run about.
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Re: overweight

Post by Bid » 21 May 2015, 07:40

When I told the vet that Beamish was lazy, he said that he doesn't need, much to eat then does he! How can I have 2 skinny dogs and one fat one :roll: Daze is deliberately underweight (vets instructions) and Poppy just doesn't put weight on. She's been resting for a couple of weeks with an injury, so sensibly she eats less. She's self regulating - I wish I was!
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Re: overweight

Post by Ianto! » 22 May 2015, 01:11

I cut down on Ianto's rations when he had to be crated - unfortunately, I forgot to cut mine! :roll:
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