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Q: What other Breed?

April 2, 2011 | By Phillip | 2 answers | Expired: 1229 days ago

Phillip

Susie, my Manchster Terrier, is a mixed breed, but I don't know what other breed she is. I am wondering because she is constantly eating. Do you think she is also a large breed that needs alot of food, or do you think she just likes to eat?
P.S. Sorry I could not post I picture of her.

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NonGlassMenagerie
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Apr 10, 2011

Doubtful. Even if one of her parents or grandprents were a large breed, she's still only a certain size. Her own personal size and needs dictate the amount of food she requires. If she's a puppy, she could just be in a growing stage and requires more nutrition. Also some dogs are just more active than others and require more food because they burn lots of calories. Some foods don't offer quality calories and nutrients causing dogs to eat more trying to get the nutrients their bodies need. Foods heavy in corn and grain are not that great. Then there are some pets that will eat as long as there is food available. They don't have an off switch. Those pets can't be free-fed or they will become obese. I suggest getting her checked out by a vet to make sure there's no medical reason. If there isn't, put her on a good quality dog food with good meat protein, no corn, and little to no grains. Maybe just talk to your vet about her eating habits and see what he suggests.

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daryl b.
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Apr 04, 2011

phillip there is no picture of susie to be able to help you

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