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How to Tell if Puppy is Overweight
Hello all! Newbie here, but not a newbie to Goldens!
My husband and I were married in August and got our boy Ziggy in November. He is now 15 weeks. He weighs 29.5 pounds, and is big all over-huge paws, he's tall(I have yet to measure him, though), and was the second largest in his litter.
He is on 3 cups of Candiae all life stages a day, as the vet suggested we increase from the 1 3/4 cups a day the breeder suggested. The vet did say that our boy is big, and asked about his parents. His dad was also on the larger side for a Golden(but within AKC guidelines, as he is a champ).
How do I tell if he is overweight? It is hard to tell by body shape, as he's still young and pretty shapeless. I can feel his ribs, but they are not protruding.