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Is it normal for Chi's weight to fluctuate? Bailey has lost 7 ounces since last month. Since she's been in heat then spayed she has become such a picky eater. My vet isn't concerned but Ive never had a chi so don't know what to expect.
 

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Well I'm not sure how the heat affected her, but I would think if she lost some appetite due to the spay she would loose a bit. I don't remember what you feed, but with my raw it is pretty easy to get them to gain or loose quickly with portion control.
 

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Dotties fav is chicken,but it doesn't put weight on them have you tried mixing the chicken with something ? i'm going to mix with Accana as well and see if that helps unless somebody comes on with a better idea.Dottie isn't spayed she's too tiny to go under
 

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I tried adding rice but she didn't like it. The vet said also to try plain oatmeal in the chicken so I'll try that tonight. Anything else I can add to help put weight on her?
 

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Cottage cheese and lightly seared pieces of steak would be 2 things that I would try. Think meat, not filler. Grains and carbs make them feel full. You want protein.

My 3 are all little piggies so I do not add anything to their food.

Have you tried ZP or Stella & Chewy's??
 

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ZP=Ziwipeak

My youngest was described as a hypoglycemic poor eater when we got her. I've put a half a pound on her. Well, she has done it to herself. She is the first one who wants to eat and the most vocal about it.

All of mine LOVE Ziwipeak!
 
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