Treat and weight gain equivalents
Want to know the diet cost of sharing your treats with your dog? Let’s take a look in human terms!
Use these examples to help remain treat conscious throughout your dog’s weight program.
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
Human equivalent intake:
|1 ounce of cheddar cheese (28 grams)||One and a half chocolate bars|
|1 tablespoon of peanut butter||One slice of pizza|
|1 oatmeal biscuit||One hot dog|
|1 slice buttered toast||3 x bags of potato chips|
|1 slice Hawaiian pizza||4 x hamburgers plus half a bag of potato chips|
|1 pigs ear chew||4 ½ sugared donuts|
|1 x small/ medium jumbone dog treat||3 x hamburgers and half a chocolate bar|
Dog weight gain equivalents:
- A 12 lb Shih Tzu gaining 5 lbs is the equivalent of an extra 58 lbs on a 140 lb woman.
- A 10 kilogram Cavalier King Charles Spaniel gaining 2 kg is the equivalent of a 70 kg woman putting on an additional 14 kilograms.
- An extra 15 kilograms on a 30 kilogram Labrador is the equivalent of a 70 kilogram lady carrying an additional 35 kilograms.