Q-Tip Weigh In and Vet Visit

Nearly a year has passed since Qannik was ordered to lose weight – and yesterday was another Q-Tip weigh in and vet visit.

Did I make it? Did I make it?

Did I make it? Did I make it?

Long-time readers will remember that this time last year, Q-Tip surprised us all when he stepped on the scales and weighed 64.5 pounds (29.3 kg). He immediately went on the green bean diet (reducing the quantity of food and replacing it with green beans to reduce caloric intake). He slowly and steadily lost the weight. A few months ago, we eliminated the green beans. So the question at yesterday’s vet visit – did he keep the weight off?

The reading couch Q-Tip and Hu-Dad share in the evening is a good place to wait for the results.

Hu-Dad has had more room on the reading couch he shares with Q-Tip every evening.

Hu-Dad tries to spend some one-on-one time with each member of The Herd daily. So, yes, Q-Tip’s special time every day with Hu-Dad is reading on their couch. Ok, Q might be snoring while Hu-Dad is reading, but that still counts.

So back to the vet visit . . . the scales topped out at 57 lbs which got a passing grade from our vet. Q can honestly say he just looks fluffy. And everything else appeared healthy and normal, so we are celebrating.

Can I celebrate with a snack?

Can I celebrate with a snack?


  1. Shari on December 23, 2015 at 10:54 am

    Qannik – trim, taught, and terrific for 2016!! So glad!

  2. Malka Essock on December 23, 2015 at 1:23 am

    Green Beans for all! (except liver for Q-tip!)

  3. holly on December 22, 2015 at 10:15 am

    Way to go Q-Tip! We human parents watch your weights because we want you around for a very long time. Our vet’s office gives out report cards now on each dog for their weight,teeth,etc. Anyways,Q-Tip you are just so cute! Husky hugs to you!

  4. Lori on December 22, 2015 at 8:02 am

    Congratulations Q-tip! You are looking totally gorgeous in you sleek fuzziness❤️

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