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02-24-2014 08:45 AM
BoTaBe My 1yo is 59lbs, I'd also say 65lbs is perfectly fine.
02-23-2014 11:33 AM
Sp00ks And just for comparison. We free fed our last female and she was 65lbs her entire life.
02-23-2014 11:16 AM
marksteven My male is only 67lbs. Granted he's not a huge dog. I have had 90lb.+
GSD's and i have the mindset now that lean and thin is better. I learned the hard way with a dog that developed hip/back issues. The weight didnt help. If your doesnt look sickly you may just have a lean built dog.weight isnt everything.



02-04-2014 05:59 PM
Cassidy's Mom Whenever I'm switching between foods I do a kcal per cup comparison like GrammaD shows above, and adjust the quantity accordingly.
02-04-2014 05:14 PM
Harry and Lola Best to grow her slowly and she is only 1, so she is yet to fill out, which they usually do by 3yo, but I would only allow her to gain an extra 2 to 4 pounds by 3yo. 65 to 70 pounds is an excellent weight for a fully grown GSD bitch.
02-04-2014 12:24 PM
Ali B.
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Originally Posted by Harry and Lola View Post
65pounds (29kg) is a really good weight for a 1yo girl.
Yes, great weight but I'm so used to the size of my other two that I have to constantly remind myself she's not as big as them and to not over feed her with food and treats!
02-04-2014 12:21 PM
Ali B. Thanks everyone. I appreciate the feedback.
01-30-2014 11:57 PM
Harry and Lola 65pounds (29kg) is a really good weight for a 1yo girl.
01-30-2014 10:51 PM
GrammaD Kcals per cup for Fromm LBP = 389

Kcals per cup for Fromm LBA = 378

Not much difference there.

She is maintaining on her current amount (not gaining, not losing) so I think you are safe to keep feeding the same amount. Just keep watching body condition and adjust accordingly.
01-30-2014 10:02 PM
David Winners Try it out and see what her weight does. Just watch her body composition and adjust.

David Winners
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