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post #10 of (permalink) Old 03-18-2019, 02:32 PM
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He looks a little thin to me and the weight is a little less than I'd expect from a 16 week old puppy. I'd like to see him closer to 40 pounds at this point.

I don't blindly follow amount directions on food bags--every puppy is different and I really just look at my puppies on a daily basis and as Melbrod says if they look a little thin I add more food and if they seem to be getting chubby I feed a little less.

And you do have to take in account that puppies typically when growing go through round fat stages and then suddenly grow a mile of leg and look like they are about to starve.

Good luck--just keep an eye on him and add more kibble if he looks thinnish or les kibble if he seems to be turning into the Pillsbury dough boy

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