(State College, PA)
I have a male Australian Shepherd who currently weighs 76 pounds. I know a typical male Aussie is supposed to weigh between 50-65 pounds so I'm a bit concerned about his weight. He's on a high quality food (Innova) and we only feed him 2 cups of food a day. He gets VERY few treats and no table scraps. (The only human food he gets is lettuce (which he loves) and other fruits and vegetables.
He's relatively active and walks daily. On the weekends we typically take him hiking or he follows behind us on the mountain bikes. I'm not really sure what to do about this. I don't want to cut his food back too much for fear that he's not getting enough calories. Our vet doesn't seem too concerned since he's still relatively young (about 2 years old) and is physically in great condition otherwise. Anyone else had this problem? Any suggestions?