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Old 07-22-2011, 05:43 PM   #1
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I was applying a dry rub on my pork roast the other morning. I was shocked by the heaviness of the dish when I put it back in the fridge. It hit me that the thing weighed 21 lbs. I was thinking "Dang that thing was heavy." Then it hit me that I had lost twice that amount and plus some. From there I started going back to all the dogs we previously owned and I asked my dh what the weight was on a shephard mix dog we had years ago. He said he was around 55-60 lbs. I was to think that I lost that much weight to equal a dog. I mean we can go by tires or whatever but when its up against a living walking life form it's more awe inspiring. LOL!!
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Old 07-22-2011, 06:05 PM   #2
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Wow I never thought of it that way, im only 4 pounds away from losing my Pit Bull!!
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Old 07-23-2011, 06:35 PM   #3
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In my previous life I was a Veterinary Technician and used to think of my weight loss in dogs all of the time. Weird but true! At the vet clinic I worked at I had to lift dogs up on to a waist high exam table. It was great when I realized I had lost the equvalent of a black lab. But dogs have a way of coming back home and unfortunately I found him again
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Old 07-25-2011, 03:36 AM   #4
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I'm just starting.....I'm probably at a fat chihuahua!!
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Old 07-25-2011, 04:38 AM   #5
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Only a chihuahua so far (this time), but I have my Australian Shepherd x 2 to lose, and that's a pretty scary thought!
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Old 07-27-2011, 12:42 PM   #6
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I've lost a little more then my siberian huskey cross, Kelly. Her picture is in the pets section if you would like to see. I will eventually lose almost as much as my bc crosses Chase and Snoop.

Put together my husband and I have lost about the same amount as his daughter weighs.
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Old 07-27-2011, 04:53 PM   #7
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Hmm... wow that means I've lost more than my keeshond!

And I easily lose more than my pudgy hedgehog with just a good weigh-in, lol!
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Old 07-28-2011, 09:47 PM   #8
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So far I have lost a decent size golden retriever.
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I lost a Murphy (that's a medium-size brown mutt)
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Old 08-04-2011, 06:00 PM   #10
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im like six pounds shy of loosing my fur baby Lacey, an 86lb lab huskey mix
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Ha! I never would have thought of it, but I've lost the equivalent of my largest dog -- a 75lb german shepard! I can't really pick her up easily and to think that I was carrying that around all the time! Great reminder!
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I have guinea pigs and I think about how many pigs I have lost. I have lost about 25. I don't know where those 25 pigs would have fit on my body. They would be very squirmy.
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I have a 13 pound Yorkie, so I've lost 3 and a half of her!
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What a cool, fun thread!

yoyoma- we had a keeshond too, may Barger Rest In Peace, and I have lost the equivalent of him, a small keeshond.
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Haha wow I never thought of it that way before! I've lost a female Airedale Terrier:

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