Most pet owners either don't know how much food is "enough" for their pets or they make the make the wrong assumption that having their pet's feeding bowl filled with food all the time is a gesture of love. This will cost you more money on pet food. And a pet that's overfed regularly will get to be overweight in time. That [being overweight] does multiply the chances of your pet developing lots of health conditions which would cost you a lot more money to treat if you desire to have you furry friend around. How to avoid all those complications? Find the right balance. Neither starve nor overfeed your pet.