Welcome, visitor!   Register   Login

Prevent Your Yorkie from Overweight

    Diet and Nutrition    July 7, 2015

yorkie fat

A lot of Yorkies are prone to become overweight and a lot depends on the owners who do not pay attention to calories their Yorkies consume during the day. If you see that your pet is gaining weight, you need to take certain measures to prevent this health condition as it would be really difficult and stressful for your dog to lose weight. Sharing your food with the dog is number one problem that can cause overweight and you need to stop it immediately as soon as you notice certain signs.






You need to know that dogs do not have a feeling of a full stomach and they will eat as much as they see in front of them. There are certain ways to control the weight of your Yorkie and following certain rules, you prevent your Yorkie from gaining too much weight. Try using small meals for your dog instead of feeding once a day. The stomach will digest all the food at the right speed and the blood sugar level will not increase suddenly.yorkie fat

This will also prevent accumulation of too much acid. Decrease the number of treats for your dog as if you feed it for several times a day, your pet will not feel hungry. You will also have a chance to prepare healthy food for your Yorkie and there are a lot of recipes that may be used to provide your pet with the proper number of calories a day.

Increasing a number of veggies will be really beneficial for your dog. Using carrots and potatoes will be a great choice. Besides, you need to cook rice for your dog twice a week. You should exclude salt or spices when you cook it.

 

Controlling the weight of your Yorkie will help you prevent your pet from numerous diseases such as diabetes and heart conditions.

Photo by Gioia55 [CC BY-SA 4.0], undefined





No Tags

448 total views, 1 today

  

Leave a Reply

  • yorkie cost factores

    How much does a Yorkie and Teacup Yorkies Cost?

    by on June 22, 2014 - 11 Comments

    If you are in the market for a Yorkie, it won’t take you long to discover that the Yorkshire Terrier is an expensive breed: reputable breeders can charge anywhere from $800 to $10,000 for each pup. And because Yorkies belong to the toy group, the female typically only whelps 1-4 puppies at a time (which […]

  • yorkie color changes

    Yorshire Terrier Color Changes

    by on June 22, 2014 - 2 Comments

    The American Kennel Club places great importance on color, quality, and texture of the Yorkshire Terrier coat — so much so that although non-standard breed colors will be permitted registration, they will not be permitted to compete in AKC sponsored events. Body Color This might Interest you....Color Changes in YorkiesChoosing a Yorkie Puppy or a […]

  • best food for yorkies

    Best Dog Food for Yorkies

    by on June 22, 2014 - 1 Comments

    If you are in search of the best dog food for your Yorkie, there are several factors to consider including type, ingredients, and price. There are also several factors to watch out for including harmful additives, preservatives and artificial flavors and colors. Dog Food: Wet or Dry? This might Interest you....Your Yorkie Needs Food High […]

  • teacup yorkie puppies

    What makes a Yorkshire Terrier a Teacup Yorkie

    by on June 22, 2014 - 1 Comments

    Teacup Yorkie Puppies is a term used to describe abnormally small, or “teacup” sized dogs, and is often used in reference to very small Yorkshire Terriers. A Yorkshire Terrier that matures to a weight between 4 and 7 pounds is what every reputable breeder consistently strives to attain in order to preserve the breed standard. […]

  • potty train your yorkie

    How to Potty Train your Yorkie

    by on June 22, 2014 - 1 Comments

    Yorkies may be small, and therefore their “accidents” not as detrimental to your home, but starting off on the right foot with potty training your new Yorkie will save you and your new addition frustration and stress down the road. Toy Breeds and Potty Training This might Interest you....How to Make Yorkie Live for 15 […]

Extra 10% off Dog Petplan Policy + Free Barkbox with code LOVEAF Valentine's Day Banners




Take a look in the YP Store