Wow thats an incredible difference. Be proud Mum. Its hard not giving them treats etc. so be proud of yourself. The first picture hard to even tell its a cavalier. She's beautiful. I used to keep the food on the floor 24-7. My shih tzu is big boned and his metabolism sucks like mine--lol. About a year ago we stopped leaving it on the floor and feed him once a day and I measure it. Poor guy doesn't get much. One small treat in the a.m. and then one cup of food and maybe and thats a big maybe another small treat in the a.m. He likes carrots so give him those. He couldn't be small if he tried. Just like yours big boned. Again, amazing difference and I agree--she must feel so much better and easier to walk and more energy etc.
Linda, Georgia, USA
Winston--shih tzu-male, Darby female tri, Bentley male blenheim and Chelsea, black-tan
Abbey my beloved tri who is so embedded in my heart--RIP Sweet Princess