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Old 02-15-2014, 06:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
Harry and Lola
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69.8lb is large, you would probably want her around 48lb considering her mum is 78lb (high end of average weight) and father is 77lb, quite small for a male, so her mum is a bit bigger than average and dad is a bit smaller than average and yet she is pretty big!

I would take her off puppy food and put her on the adult version. Does she has a nice trim waist, can you feel her ribs through a thin layer of fat? If you feel she is obese, I would reduce her food intake. It is best to grow them slowly and she is only 6mo, she has another 2 years or more of filling out left.

If if were me, and I have taken into consideration that she doesn't have a waist and is carrying too much fat then I would reduce her food intake down to 3 cups a day.
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if your GSD is eating and eating and eating and losing weight - please consider testing for EPI.

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