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Strypher 04-19-2014 08:21 AM

Does strypher need to put on some weight ?
 
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My puppy strypher now turning 4 months today weights 35 pounds . She got her last shots but I really feel she is on the slim side even tho the vet told me she is fine. Let me know what y'all think Attachment 201857Attachment 201865


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jocoyn 04-19-2014 08:41 AM

Looks great to me. You want a lean pup for better bone development.

Hurricane@Heart 04-19-2014 08:44 AM

I took my 4 month old girl on monday to the vet and she weighed 34.5. She eats a lot, but our vet said she didn't look bad either. Not sure what the average weight for a 4 month old female is.

Best of Luck to you!

JakeInJersey 04-19-2014 09:03 AM

I like this image to demonstrate the differences.. I think your pup looks fine.

Blanketback 04-19-2014 09:15 AM

She seems fine to me too, and if your vet says so then I'm sure she is. I think vets sometimes overlook too much weight, but never too lean. BTW, we have the same wall colors, lol :) Your puppy's a cutie!

Mrs.P 04-19-2014 11:14 AM

Looks good to me! A leaner pup is better! :)

Freestep 04-19-2014 11:17 AM

She looks perfect. You want them to be on the lean side.

Strypher 04-19-2014 05:28 PM

Thank you so much everyone for the replies and you all got beautiful shepherds


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K9POPPY 04-19-2014 06:54 PM

She looks just right, you must be doing a good job, she has an amazingly shiny coat, enjoy her! Bob:)

igottabecrazy 04-19-2014 07:43 PM

I worry some that Indie is a little scrawny at 13 months. My vet said she's fine. She's also said they tend to bulk up between ages 2 and 4 and it's really hard to get weight off if they get too "bulky". She hasn't let me down in 20 years so I'm trusting her on this.

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