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December 15th . Molly weighs 59.7 lbs :D We broke into the 50 lb range . My vet was in the front office when I went in to weigh Molly and I showed him . He was very impressed as he hasn't seen her since her initial visit when she weighed 90lbs. :o Anyway he gave me the thumbs up and said we should be the poster children for dog weight loss :P . 34lbs. down and about 10 -15 to go . I got my Christmas present when I looked at that scale . 8) Dave

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What wonderful news! You've certainly given Molly a brand new lease on life and probably extended her life by several years. It's such a shame when owners replace love and attention with food, but it seems with these bigger dogs, that's what happens somewhere.

Molly sounds like a great girl! And I bet when she gets her girlish figure back completely she'll be stunning too! Great job Dave!

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Way to go Dave and Molly! I'm sure she's much happier now that she isn't lugging around all that extra weight. You've done an amazing job, Dave :D
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Way to go Dave!!
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Wow :mrgreen:

Maybe you could be a trainer on a new tv show "The Biggest Loser - Doggie Version" :lol: :shock:

Thats great!
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I took Molly in the have evaluated for an elective surgery to remove the fat tumor near her Mamary sac and she weighs 54.4 lbs . :D My vet hadn't really seen her except for passing through the office when we were getting food or renewing her Rabies . Anyway he was astounded and said she should be the poster dog for weight loss for Obese dogs :lol: . He said she is at a good weight considering her overall size . She has a huge chest and her legs are twice the size of Levi's . This all stems from starting at 94 lbs. :shock: . It took big legs to pack her . I wonder about all that skin she has . It looks like a blood hound , well not really just kinda :roll: . She goes in to remove her fatty tumor Jan. 31st . I have put her on a light maintenance kibble . 8) Dave

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Dave-
We need a new picture!!!

Madison weighs 37 pounds. You "lost" a whole dog!!

More kudos to you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Molly is at 50 lbs.

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Molly got down to 50 lbs. and has stayed there a couple months . I put together a slide show of a work in progress . :D :P

http://img301.imageshack.us/slideshow/p ... 99ywj.smil
I haven't figured out how to add text to each slide :? , but this is fun :P Dave
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That's awesome. Wow I can't believe she weighted 94 lbs. :shock: She still looks great to me. Dave you have done a great job with Molly. Congrats!!
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Post by Karen L »

She looks so much healthier now - what a pretty girl! I love that curly coat and the pic of her and Levi cuddled up together. You've done a wonderful thing for her. I am sure she feels so much better now.
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Dave, you should be so proud of yourself!
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Post by adele »

That's fantastic, Dave. Wow, she was one big dog! Bet she feels way better now.

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Wow! I didnt see this post until today. Way to go on getting Molly so fit!
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Thanks for all the well wishes and compliments . Molly has the Brittany indomitable spirit and energy . It was kind of frustrating to her , but she took it in stride . I used Science Diet prescription kibble and then supplemented her diet with good veggies as trearts and a ton of exercise . She is a new dog and we have probably tripled her life expectancy . When I first got her she could just barely hop up up on my bed and couldn't outrun me :roll: . Now I couldn't catch her and she can and will probably hunt this Fall . I'll post some pictures after her Summer haircut next week . She went in the river the other day and looked like a skinny Rat with a big head and ears :lol: . Dave
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Skinny rat with big elephant ears, just like we like em!
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