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Now it's my dog who won't eat

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Soubriquet Thu 02-Nov-17 18:54:00

Bloody animal

I haven't taken her to the vets yet because she is still eating every bit of human food she can scavenge but she is not eating her dinner.

She might have a small amount but more often than not, she won't touch it. Been happening for about a week now

She's on piccolo biscuits with forthglade meat and was happily devouring it till recently

Santawontbelong Thu 02-Nov-17 18:59:19

Have you checked her teeth? Maybe she has toothache and is associating her food with pain? Ddogs also chew feet with tooth ache!

Wolfiefan Thu 02-Nov-17 19:02:38

Oh bugger. Is it catching?
Has she had a season? We reckon madam had a phantom.
Still drinking and happy in herself?

Soubriquet Thu 02-Nov-17 19:07:27

She's had her season and a phantom afterwards

Perfectly fine in herself. Hyper as normal, loving her walks and no real change in behaviour.

Just doesn't want to eat confused

Wolfiefan Thu 02-Nov-17 19:50:09

Would she eat it out of a kong or scatter fed?

Soubriquet Fri 03-Nov-17 06:56:48

Probably not no

When this current food runs out I do want to transition her on to raw as she loves eating raw meat.

DeepfriedPizza Fri 03-Nov-17 16:13:08

Could you mix raw with her normal food

Wolfiefan Fri 03-Nov-17 16:19:51

I think the advice is not to mix. Something complicated to do with stomach acids?! confused
Try a bit of cooked chicken on top? Warm it somehow?
Miss a meal completely then offer normal food?

Soubriquet Fri 03-Nov-17 17:44:41

IVe just done a naughty trick... I rinsed out a cat food packet and poured in a bit of water. She wolfed it down

AnUtterIdiot Fri 03-Nov-17 17:52:17

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Soubriquet Fri 03-Nov-17 17:57:06

She's such a picky madam.... I've got about 2 months worth of food in the cupboard hmm

Wolfiefan Fri 03-Nov-17 19:25:23

They never change their mind when you run out!
NEVER bulk buy.
Says the fool with 2 1/2 freezers full of dog food! shock

Soubriquet Fri 03-Nov-17 20:24:23

I thought it was just cats that had that problem?

Though saying that, I've got a month and half worth of cat food stored and she's still going mad for it.

Whereas the dog has stuck her bloody nose up hmm

Wolfiefan Fri 03-Nov-17 20:55:42

Diva! grin

Soubriquet Fri 03-Nov-17 21:37:35

Yep. Just a bit. But I luffs her

Therealslimshady1 Fri 03-Nov-17 21:40:29

What kind of dog is it?

My lurcher does this. Need to change brands all the time so she does not get bored...

Wolfiefan Fri 03-Nov-17 21:50:11

Be honest Soubriquet. It makes you love her more! grin

Soubriquet Sun 05-Nov-17 07:27:40

Chihuahua and yes I do love the little sod.

Pickiness included

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