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How to help a 7 year old dog lose weight?


Alright, so I have an overweight Brittany Spaniel. She's a hunting dog and runs around nonstop in our sizable back yard. Even though she runs around all day, she is still very fat. We only feed her breakfast and dinner (lamb meal- medium size dog) and not very much at that, but she keeps gaining weight. Her stubby tail has even grown a layer of fat around it!! She also gets very little treats and maybe one or two scraps a week. How can I help her lose weight? It's bad for her heart and joints.

 

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    JRickert 4 years ago

    Thank you for the very thorough answer.

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    Dr Mark (DrMark1961) 4 years ago

    Great response. Most dog owners think they are not feeding much when they are giving way too much, and then they think running around the back yard counts as exercise.

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