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Old 03-06-2009, 09:40 AM   #1
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Hello everyone....I have a question. My yorkie is now 7 mos old and weighs 10.3 lbs. does anyone have a yorkie this big or is mine the only one out there is in this world. The breeder said she would be between 5-7 lbs. The vet says she is not fat, she can still feel her ribs and bones. I just don't get it. She only eats 2 times a day (1/2 cup day total). No table food and I give her apples and carrots (small amounts) every other day. She gets plenty of running time and we play constantly. I was just wondering if anyone else had a "moose" like mine. I'm beginning to think her name Peanut just doesn't fit her anytime. Thanks everyone...Sheryl, Bartlett, IL (PeanutAnn Mommie)
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Old 03-06-2009, 10:18 AM   #2
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Fiona weighed 11.2 lbs at 7 months old at her time of spay!

now she is about 10.2 lbs! and almost a year old!

She gets fed twice a day, and i just give her enough to fill the bottom of the bowl with cheerios! plus she gets some people food, not all.....
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Old 03-06-2009, 01:54 PM   #3
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Yorkies comes in different sizes. Mine is 10lbs fully grown. It doesn't really have anything to do with how much food you feed at least I don't think although I used to feed him 4 times a day as a pup but less amount each feeding.
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11.5 lber here! The big ones are extra-snuggly.
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My Rudy is 18 lbs. I don't remember what he weighed at 10 months old but when we got him @ 8 weeks old he weighed 4 lbs & some ounces.

Awe...Peanut is a cute name.
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Talking Yes.....Moose for a Yorkie!!!!!

Well, my "Moose" is for sure a Moose!!! We love all 15 lbs of him! He is the most loving guy there ever could be!!

When we got Moose at 16 wks, he was already 5 lbs.

Ha....My "Moose" grew into his name and your "Peanut" outgrew her name!

Here are a couple pics of my "Moose". He was in need of a hair cut. We normall keep him in a puppy cut!
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Well, my "Moose" is for sure a Moose!!! We love all 15 lbs of him! He is the most loving guy there ever could be!!

When we got Moose at 16 wks, he was already 5 lbs.

Ha....My "Moose" grew into his name and your "Peanut" outgrew her name!

Here are a couple pics of my "Moose". He was in need of a hair cut. We normall keep him in a puppy cut!
Your moose is beautiful at 15 lbs. How old is he now? How long did it take for his hair to grow long? I'm beginning to think that Peanut's won't grow long and I want it long. Thanks for the video footage it was so nice watching that. I'm glad to know they can go in water. The vet keeps telling me no water in her eyes and ears. It really makes it hard bathing her. How did you train him so good. I try with Peanut, but most of the time she has a mind of her own. She hates the rain. She won't go out and potty in the grass cuz it's mushy and she doesn't like that feeling on her feet. Do you think she will grow out of this as she gets older? You have a beautiful family. Looks like you got Moose as a gift to keep you busy cuz all the kids were grown up and didn't need you that much any more. That's why I got Peanut from my 18 year old son. He didn't want me to be lonely when he went off to school in the fall. Thanks for sharing and I look forward to talking to you more .....Sheryl, Bartlett, Illinois (PeanutAnn's Mommie).
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My Lucy weighs in at 13 lbs! She's my little chunky butt! Reb weighs 6.

It's funny - Lucy thinks she's my little bird. She's a lap baby and when she jumps up, she always tries to sit on my shoulder. She's my cuddler.
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I've got a "moose." Jackson's 9 pounds at almost 5 months old.
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Your moose is beautiful at 15 lbs. How old is he now? How long did it take for his hair to grow long? I'm beginning to think that Peanut's won't grow long and I want it long. Thanks for the video footage it was so nice watching that. I'm glad to know they can go in water. The vet keeps telling me no water in her eyes and ears. It really makes it hard bathing her. How did you train him so good. I try with Peanut, but most of the time she has a mind of her own. She hates the rain. She won't go out and potty in the grass cuz it's mushy and she doesn't like that feeling on her feet. Do you think she will grow out of this as she gets older? You have a beautiful family. Looks like you got Moose as a gift to keep you busy cuz all the kids were grown up and didn't need you that much any more. That's why I got Peanut from my 18 year old son. He didn't want me to be lonely when he went off to school in the fall. Thanks for sharing and I look forward to talking to you more .....Sheryl, Bartlett, Illinois (PeanutAnn's Mommie).

Moose loves the water and loves to swim! Mimi would rather sunbathe than swim!! I am not sure what to tell you about NO water in the ears. I just we have been lucky. Ha....we live in rain country. Mine have to go out in the rain. The patio is covered and sometimes when it raining really hard and windy, they will go on the porch and not the grass! Both of mine have a mind of their own!!
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