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Are there any guidelines?

I think Stephen may have gained a little weight lately. She feels so big and heavy, but we just adopted a 5 month old Yorkie who weighs 5 lbs. So you can imagine the weight difference!

BTW - Stephen is 5 y/o female DSH. Very tall and long. She's always been lean and muscular, but she seems to filling out now.

How do I tell if it's ok or too much? I do not want her to have any health issues... or to be overweight!
 

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I would just ask your vet during Stephen's yearly check-up. They have guidlines where you should be able to feel the ribs easily but that there is still a thin fat layer over them. Also, the abdominal fat pouch should not be excessive, certainly no more than a handful. Sorry, that description is still pretty objective :lol: .
 
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