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Old 02-06-2013, 02:39 PM
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Originally Posted by RD View Post
Eve stayed that skinny until she was almost 2 years old. She was spayed when she was 3 or 4 and that's when she actually started to plump up. She's dropped the weight now, but earlier in 2012 she was chubby and I realized I had to start watching her food intake.
Wow, I was expecting up to a year, but 2 years? That's a long time to stay this boney! lol I'm glad he has some fur so you can't tell by just looking at him! i can't imagine the number of people who would comment on it.

Thanks, that at least gives me an idea of what to expect!

Originally Posted by misfitz View Post
Have you had his thyroid checked? I've heard of dogs having thyroid issues that cause extreme hunger like this, and when they started on medication they were able to keep weight on. Not sure if it's over- or under-active, but there is one of the thyroid problems that can have symptoms like this.
I believe we ran thyroid when we did the blood test, but I'll have to double check when I get home.
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