Last week I had to take all of the dogs to the vet to get weighed, and to pick up a dose of revolution for each of them (more about that later)
Anyway, I was kind of surprised at how the dogs compared. The short dogs are all around the same height (give or take a few inches) and they all eat the same food, and even around the same amount. I am feeding Acana Pacifica and they are doing great on it. I have been feeding Acana for over 2 years now and am very happy with it.
Anyway, on to the break down!
Vito is l-o-n-g, and is my thinnest dog. He has a hard time keeping weight on, so I was surprised that he weighed so much. He stands 12.5ish inches tall. He is a very "light" looking dog and does not have a lot of bone or substance. Because he is always on the lean side I am feeding him 1.5 cups/day
Wicca is a stocky little dog- and stands at 11.5 inches tall. She has moderate bone, and is pretty much at her ideal weight right now- not too ribby, but thin. She tends to pack on the weight pretty quickly so I am very careful about her food/treat intake. Right now she eats 1 cup/day.
Boone is very willowy- tall, and gangly almost. He stands 15.5 inches tall, and wears his weight well. He is very hairy so it is hard to tell sometimes- but his ribs aren't easily felt or visible when he's wet. He is a bit on the thick side right now and I have been cutting his food back. I think he needs to lose around 2 pounds. He is eating 3/4's of a cup per day. (He was eating 1 cup)
Pixel is just filling out, and is around 10.5-11 inches tall right now. She has broadened in the chest, and it wasn't a surprise that she weighs nearly 20lbs. She has a lot of hair- but under all the coat is at a good weight- not chunky at all, and not thin. She is eating 1 cup/day.