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Maintain Weight Of Pets According To Their Breeds

Being a pet owner you need to look into the health issue of your pet, it is essential to consider all the aspects which contribute to good health of your pet including maintaining a healthy weight of your furry friend.

Top Dog Breeds

Yes like humans, dogs also need to maintain proper weight to avoid diseases  and other weight related problems. So help your four- legged friend maintain a proper body shape by taking them for a walk, training them to reduce few pounds and also seeking help from a veterinarian to learn tips of exercise for them.

Obesity is common problems in pets and can occur at any age. If you think your dog consumes more calories than it burns, then it will result in obesity for them.  Extra weight can be irritating to your pet and may lead to joint problems, digestive issues and lethargic life style to them.

Maintain weight of your pet according to their breed types and for this, you must know the ideal weight of pet according to the breed:

Breeds Dogs(In Kg) Bitches ( In Kg)
Afghan Hound 27-32 23-30
Akita 38.6-49.9 38.6-49.9
Airedale Terrier 20-23 20-23
Australian Silky Terrier 3.5-4.5 3.5-4.5
Alaskan Malamute 38-56 38-56
Australian Cattle Dog 20-22 20-22
Australian Kelpie 20.5-25 18-27
Affenpinscher 3-4 3-4
Australian Terrier 6.5 6.5
Basenji 11 9.5
Bearded Collie 20.5-25 18-27
Beagle 13-16 11-13
Border Collie 19-24 18-22
Bedlington Terrier 8.25-10.4 8.25-10.4
Bichon Frise 8-9 7-8
Bloodhound 41-50 36-45
Basset Hound 18-27 16-23
Border Terrier 5.9-7.1 5.1-6.4
Borzoi 32-39 23-32
Boston Terrier 4.5-11 4.5-11
Bouvier Des Flandres 35-40 27-35
Brittany Spaniel 15 13
Briard 36-41 32-36
British Bulldog 25 22.7
Boxer 30-32 25-27
Bullmastiff 50-59 41-50
Bull Terrier (Miniature) 9 9
Bull Terrier 18-23 18-23
Cairn Terrier 6-7.5 6-7.5
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel 5.4-8.1 5.4-8.1
Chesapeake Bay Retriever 36 29.5
Chihuahua 2.7 2.7
Chinese Crested Dog 5-5.5 5-5.5
Chow Chow 23-32 18-32
Collie 20.5-29.5 18-25
Dachshund 9-12 9-12
Dachshund Miniature 4.5 4.5
Dalmation 27 25
Dandie Dinmont Terrier 8-11 8-11
Deerhound 45.5 36.5
Doberman 34-41 29.5-36
Elkhound 23 20
English Toy Terrier (Black & Tan) 2.7-3.6 2.7-3.6
Finnish Spitz 14-16 14-16
Fox Terrier (Smooth) 7.25-8.25 6.75-7.75
Fox Terrier (Wire) 8.25 8.25
Foxhound 32 32
French Bulldog 12.7 10.9
German Shepherd Dog 34-38.5 27-32
German Shorthaird Pointer 25-32 20-27
German Wirehaird Pointer 25-34 20.5-29
Great Dane min. 54 min. 46
Greyhound 30-32 27-30
Griffon Bruxellois 2.2-4.9 2.2-4.9
Hungarian Puli 13-15 10-13
Hungarian Vizsla 20-30 20-30
Irish Terrier 12.2 11.3
Irish Wolfhound 54.5 40.9
Italian Greyhound 2.7-4.5 2.7-4.5
Japanese Chin 1.8-3.2 1.8-3.2
Keeshond 16-23 16-20.5
Kerry Blue Terrier 15-17 16
King Charles Spaniel 3.6-6.3 3.6-6.3
Lakeland Terrier 7.7 6.8
Large Munsterlander 25-29 25
Lhasa Apso 7 6-7
Lowchen 1.8-4 1.8-4
Maltese 2-4 2-4
Manchester Terrier 8 8
Mastiff 57-89 57-89
Miniature Pinscher 3-4 3-4
Newfoundland 64-69 50-54
Norfolk Terrier 6 6
Norwegian Buhund 15 14
Norwich Terrier 6 6
Old English Sheepdog 27-41 23-27
Pekingese 5 5.5
Papillon 1.5-2 2-3
Pharoah Hound 23 20
Pointer 23-25 23-25
Pomeranian 1.8-2 2-2.5
Poodle (Miniature) 5.5-7 5.5-7
Poodle (Standard) 20-31 20-31
Poodle (Toy) 3.5-5.5 3.5-5.5
Pug 6.3-8.1 6.3-8.1
Pyrenean Mountain Dog min. 50 min. 40
Retriever (Curly Coated) 32-36 32-36
Retriever (Flat Coated) 25-35 25-34
Retriever (Golden) 31.7-36.3 27.2-31.7
Retriever (Labrador) 35 30
Rhodesian Ridgeback 34-38.5 29.5-34
Rottweiler 45.5-54.5 36-41
Saluki 20-27 16-23
Samoyed 20-25 16-20.5
Schipperke 5.4-7.3 5.4-7.3
Schnauzer (Giant) 41-50 41-50
Schnauzer (Miniature) 7-8 7-8
Schnauzer 16-20.5 16-20.5
Scottish Terrier 8.5-10.5 8.5-10.5
Sealeyham Terrier 9.1 8.2
Setter (English) 20.4-30 23-27.5
Setter (Gordon) 29.5 25.5
Setter (Irish) 27-30 25-27
Shetland Sheepdog 8-10 8-10
Shih Tzu 4.5-8.1 4.5-8.1
Siberian Husky 20-27 16-23
Skye Terrier 11.3 10.5
Soft Coated Wheaten 16-20.5 16-20.5
Spaniel (Clumber) 25-32 20-27
Spaniel (Cocker) 12.7-14.5 12.7-14.5
Spaniel (Cocker, American) 11-13 11-13
Spaniel (Field) 18-25 18-25
Spaniel (Irish Water) 27 27
Spaniel (Springer, Welsh) 16-20.5 16-20.5
Spaniel (Springer, English, Sussex) 23 23
St Bernard 73-78 63.5-73.5
Staffordshire Bull Terrier 13-17 11-15.5
Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog 20-22 20-22
Tibetan Terrier 11-13.5 11-13.5
Weimeraner 25-30 20-35
Welsh Corgi (Cardigan) 9.1-11.8 9-10
Welsh Corgi (Pembroke) 10-12 10-11
Welsh Terrier 9-9.5 9-9.5
West Highland White Terrier 8-9 7-8
Whippet 10-13 8-11
Yorkshire Terrier 3 3

Consider this list and then accordingly manage your pet’s health. And to do so, avail proper food and nutrients as per daily requirement for pets and suggested by a veterinarian. Provide dog foods in portions as per their requirement and according to their activity status.

Also make sure that you are providing them proper vaccination and medications time to time to avoid common health problems such as parasite attacks. Flea medications such as Frontline Plus for dog considering the size of the pet may be opted too.

It is also advised to give food containing animal proteins to pet to boost the growth of bones and also increase the power of immune system of pets.

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