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Female Join date : 2013-03-23
Location : Iowa

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PostSubject: Husky Looking Boney   Husky Looking Boney EmptyTue Mar 26, 2013 12:59 pm

Question for my Husky lovers...... Our baby is about 1.5 years old. He shot up to 65lbs by the time he was a year old. The last time we took him to the vet, he weighed 62lbs. I know that's not a lot, but lately he seems like he doesn't want to eat much. We have him on Blue Buffalo Grain Free, wild game - which he has been on since 6mo when he was rescued by a shelter. His hind quarters cave in when he is laying down and I can feel his spine when I pet him. I know that he is shedding his winter coat but he looks really thin.

Are there any suggestions to beef up his appetite? He is playful and loves to run so I would think he would continue to eat as normal to keep up his strength. He was diagnosed with epilepsy about 3 weeks ago and has had 2 significant seizures since then. Does anyone know if it could be food related, or another brand to try?
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Female Join date : 2009-05-29
Location : Denver, CO

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PostSubject: Re: Husky Looking Boney   Husky Looking Boney EmptyTue Mar 26, 2013 1:03 pm

if he is eating for the most part and is really only down 3lbs i would not worry to much, huskies tend to look super skinny till about 2+yrs old when they start to fill out. not sure how food affects epilepsy if it does at all, you are feeding a good food but if you want to switch up the flavors for him maybe try that.

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