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puppy eating too fast

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ilovesprouts Wed 18-Nov-15 14:42:25

I have a four month old puppy , he's a border collie but he eats his food too fast any tips to make him eat slowly ??

PhilPhilConnors Wed 18-Nov-15 14:47:28

We used to put large stones in my lab's bowl, she had to pick around them rather than trying to inhale the food in one go.

CrossfireHurricane Wed 18-Nov-15 14:49:04

Have a look on amazon for a slow feed bowl.
They are brilliant.

Hatethis22 Wed 18-Nov-15 14:52:18

Slow feed bowl or feed by hand.

Chrisalice Wed 18-Nov-15 14:57:00

Treat ball or cube, kong for wet or wet-mix food, takes longer, more fun, spares sanity.

banff82 Wed 18-Nov-15 15:24:29

We recommend slow-feeding bowls for dogs that inhale their food. This one or similar:

ilovesprouts Wed 18-Nov-15 16:19:39

Thanks all will look after my tea smile

2legit2knit Wed 18-Nov-15 16:23:57

We had this problem with our pup, we alternated between a kong wobbler, scattering the kibble across the garden and just putting a couple of tennis balls in her bowl with the food.

sparechange Wed 18-Nov-15 16:28:43

Pets at Home do anti-gulp bowls as well

DepthFirstSearch Sat 21-Nov-15 16:32:29

Slow feed bowl worked really well for us.

ilovesprouts Wed 30-Dec-15 17:11:39

Still eats fast going like a train at 100mph .

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