Is an 8 pound Chihuahua considered to be overweight?
I have Chihuahua who's a year old. We've already been to the vet and they say he is in great shape. His weight is 8 pounds, so I'm wondering is that overweight for a Chihuahua. If so I want to do something about before it gets out of control.
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Judging from your pictures he doesn't seem like he's overweight, and if your vet said he's fine he probably is.
Chase answered on 4/23/12. Helpful? / 0
He looks very healthy. You shouldn't worry about if your dog is heavier/lighter than 'breed standards'... each dog will vary individually. I know a purebred Chihuahua who's very very healthy weight would be about 10lbs.... sadly the lil guy is 17lbs and pathetic looking currently...
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Shasta answered on 4/23/12. Helpful? / 0