Raw Dog Food, Good or Not for my very active Springer Spaniel?
by Sasha Hoffmann
(South Africa, Pretoria)
I have been sharing the concern voiced by a lot of other members. My Springer is also very thin. He is 1 1/2 years old and he has been neutered. He does not look emaciated and he is full of life, his coat is also glossy. But he only weighs about 18.5 kilos. Is this ok or not? Most sites say this is not enough but I am not sure.
I have read the advice on dog food recommendations but as I live in South Africa, none of them are available in my country. He is on a raw dog food diet since it is the only thing that has helped with his sensitive tummy. But now I am concerned as he is not putting on weight (he isnt losing any either though). I do agility and obedience twice a week and we go for walks atleast twice on top of that but increasing his food only increases his activity levels. I have a large property so when we aren't exercising he runs and jumps and chases things all day.
Any advice would be appreciated especially any other people from South Africa who can maybe recommend food available here. Return to Love Springer Spaniels FAQsReturn to Love Springer Spaniels Homepage