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Feeding??

Discussion in 'Dog Health and Nutrition' started by Jcs, Jun 20, 2017.


  1. Jcs

    Jcs PetForums Newbie

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    Hello,,I have a 6yr old Am x En staffy,,she has a massive chest with little legs lol,,at rhe moment she weighs just shy if 30kg,, a bit of that weight is wobbly but not much, my question is -would 200g of dry plus a tin of sardines in oil-125g be too much for her??should she have less dry food?she could do with a slight weight loss to remove wobbly bits but I don't want to starve her either!! -Any help would be great thanks.
     
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    Nonnie PetForums VIP

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    What dry? Feeding amounts differ vastly depending on the food.

    I wouldnt give her fish in oil if she is fat.

    Do you have any photos?
     
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    Jcs PetForums Newbie

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    It is purine healthy weight and the sardines are in olive oil?
     
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    Jcs PetForums Newbie

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    Purina healthy weight
     
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    Nonnie PetForums VIP

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    200g doesnt sound a lot for a 30kg dog, even one that needs to lose weight.

    Olive oil is liquid fat. No point sticking a dog on a diet and then adding fat.
     
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    Jcs PetForums Newbie

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    Just checked and it's not olive oil it's soybean oil the sardines are in?
     
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    Jcs PetForums Newbie

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    Sorry cannot upload a pic as my phone won't allow me to
     
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    Nonnie PetForums VIP

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    Still fat.

    Oils are fats.
     
  9. Jcs

    Jcs PetForums Newbie

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    Ok, might change to springwater, and give her a little less dry food!!-pretty sure the purina dry food she is eating is a good one
     
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    Have a look at the food "stickies" at the top of this section and the All about Dog Food website for a bit more idea re food quality.
    You may find something more suitable that's better value for money.
    Quite a few company's are happy to send samples.
    Definately worth a look but not to say you cant continue with the Purina.
     
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    Jcs PetForums Newbie

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    Thank you so much,,I will definitely have a look!!
     
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    You're very welcome.

    Going down the food research route is a bit of a minefield so take your time or you'll get bogged down ;):D
     
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    rona Still missing my boys

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