How do I get my siberian husky to gain weight. He is 11 months old. Vet checked healthy. But very slim.

Asked by Member 1044195 on Aug 9th 2011 in Food & Nutrition
Report this question Get this question's RSS feed Send this question to a friend


  • Cast your vote for which answer you think is best!



Try changeing his food mix some can dog food in with his dry up the amount your giving him. How long has it been since he was at the vet if its been over a month he may have worms.

Lexie answered on 8/10/11. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer


Being lean at 11 months old is PERFECTLY normal and healthy for a young, male dog.
He will fill out at he matures... trying to make that happen soon than Mother nature wants will only put on fat, which is not the weight you want to be putting on.
Usually, this change will occur around 16 to 18 months but can vary according to his family history.

Member 641257 answered on 8/10/11. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer


Feed a high quality dog food. I recommend feeding Orijen, Acana, Solid Gold Barking at the Moon, Solid Gold Sun Dancer, The Honest Kitchen, Sojos or Red Dog Blue Kat. Feed him 3 times a day (once in the morning, once in the afternoon and once in the evening, 2 cups in the morning, 2 cups in the afternoon and 1 cup in the evening).

If you feel that you have to fatten him up or put some weight on him feed him Satin Balls. Here's some recipes for Satin Balls -

Siberian Husky's are suppose to be slim, they're not meant to be overweight.

Member 930032 answered on 2/24/12. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer