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Hey all!

I was just wondering how much you all feed your adult chis. Mine is a 2 year old rescue dog I've had for a little over a month. She weighs 4.7 lbs. When I got her, I was told to feed her 1/4 cup kibble with 2 tsp of moist mixed in. So - that is what I have been doing....but halving that size for 2 meals..breakfast and dinner.

In addition to that - she gets tiny tidbits of cheese and small doggie treats when training, etc.

I thought this was enough - but was wondering if you all fed your chis more than that. Flea has a lovely poo-snacking habit (waiting for my order of DETER online) and I wondered if leaving food out would dissuade her from doing this.

I know some of you leave the food dish out all day, but I know if I did this - she would eat and eat and eat til you could float her in the Macy's Day Parade.
 

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I feed Bosco twice a day - I put down a full bowl of food and let him eat for about 20 minutes then I take it away. If I had to guess, I would say he eats maybe 3/4 a cup of food a day. He is 6.5 months old and weighs 5 pounds.
 

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Bosco is so cute! I wanna see more pics of him.... I dunno why but to me, he just looks like the "James Bond of Chihuahuas" LOL sorry, off topic... back on track...

I leave food down for my dogs all the time. They eat about twice a day on their own, and probably eat about 1/4 cup at each sitting. Jose always has access to food and he has a poop snack habit too that I am breaking by mixing MSG into their food. So I don't think feeding yours more often would break the habit.
 

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My girls have one weetabix between 3 of them for breakfast and i free feed them ( leave food bowl always out) with dry food, and water out all the time, they just eat when they want.
 
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