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misslesleedavis1 12-18-2013 03:43 PM

Need Tips
 
Anyone got any tips on how to fatten up my pooch using healthy techniques?
He is all skin and bone, (not my doing, he was from the pound) he is high energy so he gets about 5 to 7 km of running and walking a day, i am giving him 5 cups in total, any suppliments out there that would put some junk n his trunk

Harry and Lola 12-18-2013 03:46 PM

To fatten up dogs, we always use raw lamb mince (I think Americans call it ground?) Lamb has a high fat content and can be given alone or mixed in with kibble. Otherwise look for kibble that targets weight increase.

Also, keep an him, if he is not putting on weight despite increasing the volume of food, consider getting him tested for medical issues such as EPI, where they eat and eat and basically starve to death at the same time because they can't digest food.

misslesleedavis1 12-18-2013 03:56 PM

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Originally Posted by Harry and Lola (Post 4692370)
To fatten up dogs, we always use raw lamb mince (I think Americans call it ground?) Lamb has a high fat content and can be given alone or mixed in with kibble. Otherwise look for kibble that targets weight increase.

Also, keep an him, if he is not putting on weight despite increasing the volume of food, consider getting him tested for medical issues such as EPI, where they eat and eat and basically starve to death at the same time because they can't digest food.

I dont know much about EPI, I will have to get him tested if i dont see a change, his poops are nice and healthy looking..i will look into the lamb mince and food that increases weight gain,

Thanks :)

Harry and Lola 12-18-2013 04:01 PM

I always think you can tell a lot by their poop (nice hey!) if his poops are firm and normal looking then that is good.

carmspack 12-18-2013 04:01 PM

since we are in the same neighbourhood -- visit HeronView Raw N Natural , Ashburn Road , north of Columbus , south of Brawley.

Lot of answers there.

misslesleedavis1 12-18-2013 05:01 PM

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Originally Posted by carmspack (Post 4692482)
since we are in the same neighbourhood -- visit HeronView Raw N Natural , Ashburn Road , north of Columbus , south of Brawley.

Lot of answers there.

Awesome ive heard tons of great things :)


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