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    So I have had Barkley on the green bean diet for almost a year now and he has lost about 12 pounds (maybe more? - I haven't weighed him a month or 2) and is looking great! He was around 70lbs at first and last time I weighed him was down to 58!

    Now that his weight/figure is where we want it to be, how do I transition him off the diet? I don't want him to get too skinny if I keep him on it for too long!

    He had been eating 1 cup of kibble twice a day, then while on the diet he eats 1/2 cup of kibble and 1/2 cup of green beans twice a day. Do I go back to the original amount of kibble or will that just make him gain the weight back? I'm worried if I do any less he will still be hungry!!

    Thanks for any advice!!

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    It is fine to go to the 1cup 2x a day... I did that with Banks and she held her weight at 60-62 the rest of her life
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    Lucky you! We did the green bean diet, and Tyson didn't lose nada He pooped them out alot though, LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2BullyMama View Post
    It is fine to go to the 1cup 2x a day... I did that with Banks and she held her weight at 60-62 the rest of her life
    Oh awesome, thanks so much for letting me know!! We are also getting a new puppy in a week (EEEEEEK!!! ) so I'm sure he will be getting a lot more exercise running around and playing with the pup all the time now too, so I'm thinking that will help with his weight as well

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    Quote Originally Posted by TyTysmom View Post
    Lucky you! We did the green bean diet, and Tyson didn't lose nada He pooped them out alot though, LOL
    Oh my gosh really?? How long was Tyson on it? It did take awhile before we started seeing Barkley actually losing the weight...a good few months prob. Haha I have never seen him poop them out, that's crazy!!

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    It's good to hear he lost weight and it's good to see you again, I think we need pics of him and the new puppy

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    Quote Originally Posted by sunkissedpr1ncs View Post
    Oh my gosh really?? How long was Tyson on it? It did take awhile before we started seeing Barkley actually losing the weight...a good few months prob. Haha I have never seen him poop them out, that's crazy!!
    We tried it for a good couple of months. He ate them no problem, but yep... pooped em' right out. LOL We're on The Honest Kitchen now, I hope that helps him shed a few pounds!

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    It's good to hear he lost weight and it's good to see you again, I think we need pics of him and the new puppy
    Thanks!! Here are a couple pics of Barkley and the new pup (Pippen). I will def have to post some of them together after she comes home!








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    Quote Originally Posted by TyTysmom View Post
    We tried it for a good couple of months. He ate them no problem, but yep... pooped em' right out. LOL We're on The Honest Kitchen now, I hope that helps him shed a few pounds!
    Haha that's so crazy!! I've heard the Honest Kitchen is great!!


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    @sunkissedpr1ncs Those are great pics! He looks wonderful and she is just a DOLL!!! Look at that little face You just made my day!

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    @dolphin Ahhh I know, I can't wait to squeeze her little cheeks!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sunkissedpr1ncs View Post
    Thanks!! Here are a couple pics of Barkley and the new pup (Pippen). I will def have to post some of them together after she comes home!








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