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4th August 2007, 01:28 AM
Hi everyone http://www.ckcsboard.com/messageboard/images/smiles/icon_smile.gif

Sorry I haven't been around much, been busy as always.

I've been wondering lately, if I'm giving Ollie the right amount of food. He is 9 months old, also is still eating puppy dry food.

Breakfast: around 1/4 cup of dry food with a bit more then a tablespoon of a mix we made for him, beef, vegetables, eggs, fish.

Dinner: one chicken neck

He gets one biscuit in the mornings but it's nothing big. Also maybe a few snacks during the day, other family members have a hard time saying no!

Does this sound ok? His brother is about 1kg heavier then him but Ollie defiantely doesn't look fat.

Weight: 5.9kg (13 pounds)
Height at shoulders: around 30cm (12 inches) but he kept moving around!

Thanks for reading, and I'd love to hear your opinions!


4th August 2007, 02:10 AM
Well, I am with you. I don't know exactly how much I should be feeding, but I am going by what my breeder recommended. Dixie, almost 5 months old, eats 1/2 cup kibble in the morning and 1/2 cup kibble at night. I do mix some wet food with it as well. She weighs about 9 lbs. and is about 10 inches at her shoulder. She is very active and her coat is beautiful, so I think she is probably getting what she needs. I too would like to hear what other more knowledgeable people say....

4th August 2007, 05:39 AM
I think as long as he isn't thin or overweight than you are feeding him an amount that works well for his system. At just over 8 months I'm feeding Zoey 1/4 cup kibble, and 3tbs of home cooked mush morning, and evening. She may also get a couple cookies during the day. Zoey weighs in at 14lbs and also looks great. You can easily feel her ribs, and she has a clearly defined waist. Shes also a very active girl.