What a healthy dog looks like

Discussion in 'Dog Health Care' started by stardogs, Jun 22, 2011.

  1. kady05

    kady05 Active Member

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    Wilson
    Age: 2yrs.
    Gender/Altered Status: Male/Neutered at 8 months.
    Current weight: 57lbs. last time I checked, probably around 55lbs. now
    Current height at the shoulders: Eh.. 22" is my best guess
    Amount you feed per day: 2 cups
    What you feed: Orijen Adult
    How active your dog is: Moderate.

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    Piper
    Age: 19 months
    Gender/Altered Status: Female/Spayed at 6 months.
    Current weight: 49lbs. last time I checked
    Current height at the shoulders: Eh.. 19" is my best guess
    Amount you feed per day: 2 1/2 cups
    What you feed: Orijen Adult
    How active your dog is: Moderate.

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    Sako
    Age: 8 1/2 months
    Gender/Altered Status: Intact male
    Current weight: 41 1/2lbs. last time I checked
    Current height at the shoulders: 19"
    Amount you feed per day: 2 1/2 cups
    What you feed: Nature's Variety Instinct
    How active your dog is: Moderate.

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  2. SarahHound

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    I don't know Maddy's weight, she's never been weighed, but she feels fit to me...
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  3. Ivy

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    Location:
    Ontario
    Age: 20 months
    Gender/Altered Status: Neutered male
    Current weight: 180lbs
    Current height at the shoulders: 36" or 38" (can't remember)
    Amount you feed per day: 3lbs
    What you feed: Raw
    How active your dog is: Moderate

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    Age: 20 months
    Gender/Altered Status: Neutered male
    Current weight: 100lbs
    Current height at the shoulders: 24-25"
    Amount you feed per day: 2lbs
    What you feed: Raw
    How active your dog is: Moderate

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    Age: 14 months
    Gender/Altered Status: Neutered male
    Current weight: 105lbs
    Current height at the shoulders: 27"
    Amount you feed per day: 2lbs
    What you feed: Raw
    How active your dog is: Moderate/High

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    Age: 2.5 years
    Genderder/Altered Status: Neutered male
    Current weight: 110lbs (hard to see with all the fur)
    Current height at the shoulders: 30"
    Amount you feed per day:
    What you feed: Orijen
    How active your dog is: Moderate/High

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    Age: 5 years
    Genderder/Altered Status: Neutered male
    Current weight: 45lbs
    Current height at the shoulders: Not too sure, maybe 12"
    Amount you feed per day: 2 cups
    What you feed: Orijen
    How active your dog is: Low

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  4. Michiyo-Fir

    Michiyo-Fir New Member

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    Didn't see this until now!

    Age: 2.75 years old
    Gender/Altered Status: female/spayed
    Current weight: 6.8 lbs
    Current height at the shoulders: 10.25"
    Amount you feed per day: just over 1/4 cup in the summer, just under 1/4 cup in the winter when she doesn't get as much exercise
    What you feed: rotation of 4 Acana grain free kibble, sometimes meat
    How active your dog is: moderate in the winter, very active in the summer

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    She's standing a bit hunched together in the last 3. She hates baths lol.

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  5. JacksonsMom

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    I hadn't seen this thread, either!

    Age: Almost 3 years old
    Gender/Altered Status: male/neutered
    Current weight: 16.2lbs
    Current height at the shoulders: 11.5ish" tall.
    Amount you feed per day: Now that he is on a grain inclusive lower fat food (due to a supposed pancreatitis episode), I've been feeding him 1 cup per day. However, when on higher calorie, grain-free foods, he ate 1/2 cup per day to maintain, but he was also getting more treats, bully sticks, etc.
    What you feed: Castor & Pollux Organix Weight Management
    How active your dog is: moderate-high. Swimming from April-September about 2-3x a week, longer walks in the winter (4-5 miles) 5-6 days a week, dog park a few times a week, etc.

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  6. Muttkip

    Muttkip LABRADERP!

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    Beau the Beagle
    Age: 9 years old
    Gender/Altered Status: Male/Intact
    Current weight: 19 pounds
    Current height at the shoulders: 13'
    Amount you feed per day: 1-1.5 cups
    What you feed: Purnia Dog Chow
    How active your dog is: High

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    Takoda the Lab/Mountain Cur mix
    Age: 1.5 years
    Gender/Altered Status: Female/Intact
    Current weight: 38 pounds
    Current height at the shoulders: Haven't measured
    Amount you feed per day: 2.25 cups
    What you feed: Purina Dog Chow
    How active your dog is: VERY High

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  7. Teal

    Teal ...ice road...

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    Angus
    Age: 2 years
    Gender/Altered Status: Altered Male
    Current weight: Unsure - I'd say about 58?
    Current height at the shoulders: Unknown
    Amount you feed per day: I don't measure my dogs' food
    What you feed: Diamond Beef & Rice
    How active your dog is: Moderately active

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    And my sporting bulldogs -
    Ruger
    Age: 4 years
    Gender/Altered Status: Altered Male
    Current weight: Chainweight - 41 lbs. Working weight - 38 lbs.
    Current height at the shoulders: 19"
    Amount you feed per day: I don't measure my dogs' food
    What you feed: Diamond Beef & Rice
    How active your dog is: Somewhat active

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    Jolene
    Age: 2 years
    Gender/Altered Status: Intact bitch
    Current weight: Chainweight - 39 lbs. Working weight - 37 lbs.
    Current height at the shoulders: 18"
    Amount you feed per day: I don't measure my dogs' food
    What you feed: Diamond Beef & Rice
    How active your dog is: Highly active

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  8. PlottMom

    PlottMom The Littlest Hound

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    Liz
    Age: 7... she'll be 8 in less than a month, though.
    Gender/Altered Status: In tact female (not for long! lol)
    Current weight: 45lbs on the nose
    Current height at the shoulders: ~22"
    Amount you feed per day: 1c EVO or one big chicken leg quarter, or a few hunks of pork... I don't really measure. And the kids at work give her donuts ;)
    What you feed: she gets raw or EVO
    How active your dog is: Couch. Potato.
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    Daisy
    Age: 11
    Gender/Altered Status: spayed female
    Current weight: 35lbs
    Current height at the shoulders: ~10 or 11" I think
    Amount you feed per day: maybe 1lb of raw or so
    What you feed: she gets raw (or Innova if I'm feeling lazy)
    How active your dog is: Couch. Potato.
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    Rage
    Age: 4
    Gender/Altered Status: In tact female
    Current weight: 52lbs
    Current height at the shoulders: ~23"
    Amount you feed per day: raw - 2 or 3lb for her, or ~3c Innova
    What you feed: she gets raw (or Innova if I'm feeling lazy)
    How active your dog is: Very.
    She's a little roached here but you get the idea:
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  9. Saeleofu

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    Daisy looks AMAZING not just for a basset, but for being 11 years old!
     
  10. PlottMom

    PlottMom The Littlest Hound

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    Thank you :) I am trying to make her live forever... you see, she is my heart.
     

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