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Delaware Valley Siberian Husky Rescue!
Join date : 2014-08-05
Location : Mayo, Ireland
|Subject: Underweight huskies? Sun Apr 19, 2015 6:12 pm|| |
Hey all, (haven't posted in a while!)
yesterday while out and about I found a Sibe with my sister, we made sure she was taken to a pound. But she was so small, which is normal for a female to be smaller than a male yes but I could feel her spine and ribs when I touched her. It is understandable that you can feel them in general but her back was actually painful for me to touch, I could feel my own spine just by putting my hand on her back.
I said on the found ad that she seemed to be very very underweight but the owner was found today and claims that her dog is in fact just brushed out, said vet said the dog isn't underweight either.... but if not underweight then the dog was very thin anyway, and was clearly somewhat sick judging from the way she peed. but I didn't want to start drama so I just said I'm glad she was found. she was apparently missing for one day but another woman I met while looking for the pound said she'd seen her a few weeks earlier but let's not get off topic..
my question is, what would you describe an underweight husky?
Join date : 2013-05-18
|Subject: Re: Underweight huskies? Mon Apr 20, 2015 10:44 am|| |
So many people are used to overweight dogs, that the sight of a healthy weight dog can be a bit shocking. You are supposed to be able to feel their ribs and spine!A healthy weight is absolutely where you can feel the spine by gently touching the back.
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