Connie Sutherland· Premium Member
Well, I really don't think you want "nicely rounded."Alicia Mertz said::lol: :lol: You're a funny one, Bob. :wink:Bob Scott said:I was thin all my life....then I retired. :wink:
Lean, yes. Good. Great, even. I just put Jaeger on a diet for that very reason. Even though he was eating next to nothing, he was still a little heavy for a working dog....
Dommie is THIN. Like "hi, you can see every bone in my body, just call me Jack Skellington with a black fur coat" kinda thin. :lol: I have a call into the vet because it's been a while since he saw Dom last and I STILL haven't been able to put any weight on him, but A) the vet is out until Wednesday and B) I figured that people on this board are probably more familiar with the raw diet than my vet is, so they might have better suggestions.
Maybe not every rib clearly showing, either......
It's good (IMHO) if you can feel each rib easily and see the
last couple easily.
BTW, is he getting salmon oil? The anti-inflammation agent that
everyone should be getting, IMO......... and with dogs, it should be
accompanied by Vitamin E (because E is used by the dog's system to
process oil supplements)?
I would (1) check with the vet about his weight, and (2) start him
on a lifelong salmon oil supplement for G.P., remembering that it
also contains the calories of any pure fat.
But I'd be making that vet call in the meantime. Who knows
what worm he might've picked up since he was checked last ?
A stool sample (if the vet says) is simple, and so is treatment,
in the unlikely event that he did pick up a ride-along since he