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Old 01-05-2012, 09:50 AM
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It does seem like a lot! That's why I was curious to compare. Last year, I would have said 3/4 cup would be wayyy too much but when he still seems hungry, he's the kind of dog who REALLY is hungry. He maintains fairly well and won't just eat to eat. If I just poured 3/4 cup into a bowl, he would not eat it all at once. So I don't wanna starve him if he's truly hungry, hence why he's been getting 3/4 cup.... but I will say we're only on our 2nd bag of Acana, he was eating other lower cal/lower fat foods from late July-early November on the 3/4 cup amount so I just hope he doesn't start gaining weight.

It seems most yorkies half his size eat between 1/2 cup - 3/4 cup per day so I dunno, just seems like I'd be starving him on 1/2 cup without high cal/high fat treats and canned foods that he used to be getting.

Only canned food he gets now is a spoonful in the AM of Weruva.
If he's a good weight then its moot dogs need what they need.

I am just surprised in general how much people feed their dogs. Mine eat like nothing (and they are thin but not skinny... as I pointed out in the weight thread I like my dogs to have a bit of reserves..)

I think I shall pet them all and tell them I appreciate their frugal digestive systems
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