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Old 05-28-2007, 10:45 PM
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Thanks everyone!!

Thanks Hershel for that information...it really helped. It seems to be a very good food. I was just worried about feeding the All Life Stages kind because Jack and Chloe have both been trying to lose weight.

Is it best to follow the instructions on the back of the bag as far as how much to feed each day??
I think Canidae overestimates. (The more you use, the more you buy)

They recommend that we feed Herschel 1 cup/day. He is incredibly active but he only eats 2/3 cup per day.
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Old 05-28-2007, 11:31 PM
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Same... the Canidae bag says we should be feeding Auggie 3/4-1 cup a day, and we were doing 3/4. That's too much, and Auggie is an active little booger.

I think they REALLY overestimate... try feeding closer to the ratios suggested in the "light/senior" column and see what that does for you.
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Dante's in the 75-100 3-4 cups and he gets 3
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Old 05-30-2007, 12:57 PM
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That's what I've been feeding them (the food they've been on). The senior formula. That's the food they've lost weight one. I'm still finishing up that bag and am almost ready to start them on Canidae. I will cut their portions back from what the bad recommends. Thanks!
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Flicka and Pepe are on Canidae, and Lillian is on Felidae...I rotate between All Life Stages, Lamb and Rice, and Chicken and Rice - I change every month. This month we're on Lamb and Rice. My other two fosters, Thor and Philly, are on whatever the fosters are eating.

My other foster, Molly, is a little bit of a chunky monkey, so she's on Canidae Platinum (for Seniors and Overweight)...you could try feeding that for Chloe and Jack?

As for the instructions on the back...I'd start with that...and if it seems like too much or not enough, or if you're just not sure, ask your vet. All of my dogs go with the feeding guidelines.

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