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Old 12-22-2012, 09:52 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Look at those jowls! He even has wrinkles on top of his head! Oh, that dog is one lard-butt!

I'm kidding, kidding, kidding. That's a handsome Boxer, True Blue! I've got no expertise on this issue, but I note on the first of three pictures immediately above, you can see his ribs.

Do overweight dogs still show their bony ribs?

All this emphasis on weight and body image -- we're going to cause a syndrome in our canine companions if not careful. Eating disorder contagion. Watch out!
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Old 12-22-2012, 11:29 PM   #12 (permalink)
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He looks soft, but not really overweight. He could stand to maybe lose a few pounds, but I wouldn't say he's overweight. He looks to be intact? Most intact makes are going to weight a little more also as they're fuller most of the time. How tall is he? If you post a pic from above him it would help also.


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Old 12-22-2012, 11:54 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I can see a couple of ribs not clearly but still. Maybe a couple of pounds by this pic but not 20!
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