Why do our Rottweiler dogs eat a lot but do not gain weight, are malnourished?

Why is your Rottweiler skinny? Some possible reasons are there is a problem with its sickness, dietary, something is causing it to become stressed or that it belongs to its genetics, etc.

There are many questions that will make us think about that problem. What about if your puppy is underweight? Definitely, we feed a dog more will help them put on weight but how do we do this cautiously and efficiently?

And if your dog needs to gain a few pounds, read on for tips and tricks to help them do this effectively. To help correct this situation, you need to help your dog to manage their stress. You should consider working with a vet or a trainer to help you help them with their stress.

There are some less serious medical conditions resulting in a lack of appetite, you need to get your dog to the vet soon if you see your puppy is losing weight or anorexic.

Your dogs may get hard to gain weight if they have trouble chewing due to oral pain or tooth decay. You will consider feeding them wet, fresh food or a special and formulated recipe for older dogs to help them maintain their weight and get enough nourishment. 


What can you feed your dog to help him gain weight? Selecting a food that is higher in calories and protein like what you would offer a canine player.

  • Feeding small meals throughout the day or consider free feeding
  • Supplying meals with snacks
  • Using wet or fresh foods
  • Picky eater
  • Stress
  • Sickness
  • Old age

How can you make your Rottweiler muscular? Walking on uneven surfaces causes your dog to shift body weight and engage his core muscles.

  • Walking up and down hills
  • Walking backward
  • Stand-stay
  • While they’re standing, you should use a lure and encourage the dog to turn its head in different directions to follow the food
  • Leg lifts

Hope this is useful for you!