Determining BCS score

What is BCS?

BCS, is Body Condition Score. It’s a way to determine how fit/lean or overweight/obese your dog may be. This is crucial in determining how many calories to feed per day.

Many dog owners may not know what a fit dog actually looks like because unfortunately, we are usually used to seeing most dogs overweight. And many people may label a fit dog as “too skinny” when in fact they are optimal weight.

Keeping a dog at a healthy lean weight is CRUCIAL to their long term health.

Through our endeavor, I was able to shave a whopping 17lbs off of my dog when we switched from kibble to Raw Keto. At the time, I never thought my dog was overweight as that was just the way I was used to seeing her that way. Below is a picture of her now after that dramatic weight loss. It’s like a totally different dog. Learn more on the perils of high carbohydrate kibble diets here

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Below are some charts on how to asses your dogs BCS score

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My dog’s dramatic transformation from kibble to Raw Keto

Here is a before and after picture of my dog after a dramatic transformation
for more info on custom Raw ketogenic meal plans like the one I used for my dog, click here
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