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Please post a picture of your "CUP SIZE" (I am not talking about A,B,C,or DD...LMAO...)that you use to feed your Dobes. I am just not so sure if everyone is talking about a similar cup size. I understand the diff. feeding various ages of our Dobes.
And here are a couple pics of my so called "CUP" Not exactly sure the measurement though...lol

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You can buy the package of plastic measuring cups. The package has 4 cups/four sizes, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, and 1 cup. The one cup is what I use to measure.
 

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I also use an actual one measuring cup from the set you buy for your kitchen. The suggested feeding guidelines for many dog foods refer to the volume of food as opposed to the weight. So if you want to be more sure about the amount you are feeding you could just do a quick measure with an actual measuring cup and then you will know that your cup is actually "x" number of cups and go from there using the same scoop you are currently using :D
 

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I eyeball it - check the dog for size and add or subtract food accordingly - 1 back plus a handful of meat or maybe just 1/2 handful of meat - if the meat is fatty, remove the fat or feed less, etc.
 
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My cup size is actually a big larger than it appeared in the pics. I use 1 full and would fill up his bowl and by the look of his belly after he ate it all, looks like he's full, too. But just wanna see what others have been using for theirs.

Thanks so much for the inputs. Still need to see your cup size tho...lol
 

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I actually feed 2 real cups per feeding. No guestimating here because I need to be able to put the exact amount the dogs eat on their foster profiles for their future families to reference.



I'm not sure if you've noticed this or not...but I swear this measures larger than a true cup. I've poured food from the scoop (even scoop..not overflowing scoop) into a real measuring cup, and it spills out over the 1 cup I have. Have you noticed the same? I'm pretty sure we're using the same exact one.
 

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I'm not sure if you've noticed this or not...but I swear this measures larger than a true cup. I've poured food from the scoop (even scoop..not overflowing scoop) into a real measuring cup, and it spills out over the 1 cup I have. Have you noticed the same? I'm pretty sure we're using the same exact one.
No I've never noticed that, but I've never even thought to check! I could see that being true though looking at it now.

Is that picture showing up huge? I swear photobucket has been playing tricks on me lately. I post pictures I've resized and they always look enormous till a couple days/hours later.
 

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No I've never noticed that, but I've never even thought to check! I could see that being true though looking at it now.

Is that picture showing up huge? I swear photobucket has been playing tricks on me lately. I post pictures I've resized and they always look enormous till a couple days/hours later.
It looks normal to me.
 

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I just use a one cup measuring scoop like you buy for baking and whatnot. Those dog food scoops don't measure accurately at all. We had one for a while and quickly figured out that 1 cup of food using one of those was more than 1 cup of food using a baking measuring cup.

This is similar to the cups I use -- just a different brand:
 
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