So the first step is determining whether your dog is overweight. Check out the chart:
A Shih Tzu Puppy Weight Chart can often be helpful if you want to estimate just how big your puppy will get. It is generally accurate for other small breed dogs but not medium, large or giant breeds.
Wonder how big your Shih Tzu will get? Use this Shih Tzu Puppy Weight Chart to estimate the adult size of your puppy. The chart is more accurate for Shih Tzu dogs, but it can be used to estimate the adult size of most toy and small breed dogs. Remember that this is just an estimate and that other factors can influence the puppy's growth. These factors can include:
Dog Breed Weight Chart - K9 Weight Challenge
Dog weight chart, listed by breed. How much should your dog weigh?
THE EASY WAY: To estimate the size of dog your puppy will grow up to be, you can try using the chart above. Find your dog’s age, and then draw a line straight up until you find your dog’s weight. Then follow the nearest curve or make an imaginary one and follow it over to 30 months of age. Read the corresponding weight for that age. This will approximate the weight your dog will be at adulthood. Remember, this is only an estimate.1. Dog Calories A Day – Easy Chart Below is a chart of various weights of dogs and how many kilocalories (calories) they need a day. The formula for this number comes from Nutrient Requirements of Dogs.By using the weight chart below, you can determine your dog’s condition score. Depending on where they stand, you may need to increase or decrease their calorie intake.Pets’ energy (Calorie) needs to maintain a healthy weight for their life stage depends upon several factors. First, the energy to perform essential body functions like digestion, respiration, heart functions, brain functions, etc. (Resting Energy Requirements or RER), which can be calculated by multiplying the animal’s body weight in kilograms raised to the ¾ power by 70, for example, a 10kg (22lb) adult neutered dog of healthy weight needs RER = 70(10kg)3/4 ≈ 400 Calories/day. One also can use the charts below to estimate resting calorie needs.Overweight: You can determine if your dog is overweight by using the chart shown above. If you have determined your dog is overweight, we recommend increasing your dog’s activity level and/or reducing their calorie intake.How is it that my dog weight 110 and the chart says to use an extra large dose (55 and over) but it says nothing about a dog that weighs double. I don’t want to make her sick. Do I give her 4.0 or 6.0 or even 8.0. Please help!!!!