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Old 11-28-2012, 02:49 AM   #31 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Snuggle's Mom View Post
I just saw Lisa's post and question from earlier today... Snuggles nor Chrissy have never been on Fromm, and only on Blue Buffalo for quite some time now. I have always tried to be very conscious of the protein and calorie intake and the Longevity variety has both. However, Chrissy still has to go back on the BB Maintenance formula for a little while to help her shed some of her extra weight.
Thanks for the info! we have been trying grain free to see if it helps maizys itching currently i havent noticed any difference so if after the next bag it i
still dont see a difference i am going to try the grain inclusive which are lower in protein!!
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Old 11-28-2012, 06:10 AM   #32 (permalink)
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Sweetness is about 7.5 pounds and she gets less than 1/4 c. twice a day. Since Tessa is a mix, she's closer to 10 pounds and gets 1/4 c twice a day. Both maintain their weight nicely on those amounts, and we don't do a lot of treats - 2 or 3 very low calorie treats per day only.
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Old 11-28-2012, 03:25 PM   #33 (permalink)
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this is a great question! I feed our babies Blue Buffalo life protection formula. Roxy, our tiny Yorkie, weighs around 4.5 pds and I give her about a 1/3 cup per day, and I have since added a couple of teaspoons of the wet blue buffalo homestyle food, for Toy breeds. She is the pickiest eater, and wouldnt eat anything. Now she loves it! However, I am wondering If i am giving her too much?? She seems a little heavier?

Max, our Maltese pup gets about a 1/4 of a cup of the dry food, mixed with the wet blue buffalo homestyle food for puppies.
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Old 11-28-2012, 03:41 PM   #34 (permalink)
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1/3 cup is what my vet told me to feed my 8 pound Yorkie, and 1/4 for my 6 pound Malt.if yours are really active and not gaining a lot of weight, then I would think that's what they should be eating.
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Old 11-28-2012, 05:31 PM   #35 (permalink)
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Thanks! I will just keep feeding them that amount and see how they do. It really doesnt seem that much, but they have such tiny tummies.
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