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chappie dog food

Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by spamvicious, Jun 17, 2017.


  1. spamvicious

    spamvicious PetForums Senior

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    When I was moving house a family friend looked after Star for the day. Against my wishes she gave Star Chappie and since then Star won't eat her normal food. What's chappie like? is it bad for dogs? and can a puppy eat it?.
     
  2. Blackadder

    Blackadder PetForums VIP

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    Chappie isn't bad for dogs & puppies can certainly eat it, as you have found out :)

    For dogs with sensitive tummys it's a go to food for many people, it works a lot of the time.
     
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    MiffyMoo PetForums VIP

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    It's fine. It's not top of the charts, but the best food is whatever your dog likes and thrives on. I know that @Muttly was having trouble with him not eating until she switched him onto Chappie and all of a sudden he was clearing the bowl and doing really well
     
  4. spamvicious

    spamvicious PetForums Senior

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    I've been feeding her on Wainwrights dry food with some Wainwrights wet food mixed in but for the past three days she's barely eaten any food. I was worried it was down to moving house but she's still accepting the odd treat so it can't be that.
     
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    Lurcherlad PetForums VIP

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    Maybe she just prefers Chappie?

    Honestly, I'd take the line of least resistance and give her Chappie :)
     
  6. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    Our Chessie has had to live on just Chappie for the last 10 years due to health issues, he's 12 now and doing well :D
     
  7. SixStar

    SixStar Banned

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    No way would I have a growing puppy on tinned Chappie. It has its uses, but for me, personally, one of those uses isn't a sole feed for a pup.
     
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    spamvicious PetForums Senior

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    This is what I'm worried about. I'll have to find something she will eat. Maybe I just have to switch to giving her all wainwrights puppy wet food and see if that works?
     
  9. Nonnie

    Nonnie PetForums VIP

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    OR, you could just be firm, offer her what you want to feed for 20 mins, and if she doesnt eat it take it away and give her nothing until her next meal time.

    She WILL eat. But she will also 'play the system' if you chop and change and give in.

    If you want to give her treats, give her her dry food until she is eating her meals properly.
     
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    cbcdesign PetForums VIP

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    Why not mix a bit of chappie with the pups normal food and see if you can encourage her to eat then you can gradually phase out the chappie. Its alright for adult dogs, mine has it mixed with her prescription diet because its low fat but a growing puppy really needs a more suitable food.
     
  11. rottieboys

    rottieboys PetForums Senior

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    My Max has Burn dry food and chappie Bit of each. Loves it
     
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    ForestWomble PetForums VIP

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    Bungo has a 50/50 mix of Chappie and Lovejoys and not only does he enjoy it, but he looks great on it.

    Nothing wrong with any food for as long as your dog thrives on it :)
     
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  13. Muttly

    Muttly Fluffy Mutts Rule!

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    My first choice will always be raw, as it will be for future dogs. It's only because Muttly couldn't cope with the raw that he's on Chappie wet. He went onto this at age 3, so was fully grown.
    I will be honest, even though it doesn't look good on paper, Muttly has never looked so great and had so much energy. That's the Chappie :)
     
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