Wee Wee Herman

Dachshund puppies have never had a waist since we got them at 8 weeks.

Is there a way to know if my Dachshund puppies are over weight, or do they slim down with age? They never had the slim waist line I see on the weight charts. Is there a way to help slim them down?

Asked by Wee Wee Herman on Feb 16th 2013 Tagged puppies, weight, dachshund, doxies in Health & Wellness
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They're chubby because they're babies. They will likely slim down as they get older. That said, a distended tummy that looks full all the time may indicate roundworms. As with any animal, they need to be evaluated by your vet after you bring them home.

Libby answered on 2/17/13. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 1 Report this answer