23.8 pounds!!

Well, after being a very fussy eater for all of his first year!! Ayo has been eating incredibly well for the past couple of months. So much so , that I think maybe now I may be feeding him a little too much!! I weighed him a few days ago and he was 23.8 pounds!!! LAst time he weighed 18! but he was very skinny, and I was concerned. So , i dont know, i will watch and see if he keeps gaining or stays there. He is exactly 17" tall so i think maybe he is a little too heavy fro his size…???
First he is too skinny.. now he is too fat!! :rolleyes:

Pictures would help…. can you feel his ribs? Should be able to do so and a fit dog when running, you should be able to see a faint outline of the ribs.

It's very difficult to say without pictures. Some Basenjis are quite stocky and weigh more. Like Pat says feel his ribs and also feel his front - if there is quite a fat layer there he is too weighty.

I have one boy who is 24lbs and a little plump, the other is 27 and very lean, depends a lot on muscle ratio too.

Thanks, your right, will post some new pictures tomorrow..

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