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I am after some advice, If a dog will only eat dry kibble what should I do to encourage it to eat wet/raw food. She just seems so fixated on her dry.
 

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If you're feeding a good quality dry I don't see why it's a problem.

What are you feeding?

Have you tried mixing a tiny bit of wet in to coat the kibble? Adding raw minces?

Mine used to refuse dry on its own lol.
 

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Whites premium Puppy, she guards all raw foods (from the boys) but wont eat it lol. she pics the dry out lol.
 

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Honestly, I don't see the problem. If she prefers dry, whites is a decent food, why not keep her on that since she seems to enjoy it.

Is there a medical issue or something? Or would you just like her to have wet/raw too?
 

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i would just prefer the raw too, think I will wait till she is older and re try to introduce some into her diet.
 

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I can understand your concern but after a nightmare getting Heidi to eat her puppy kibble, I would say stick with what you have for now (as already mentioned Whites is a good feed) and maybe think again about raw when you perhaps consider taking her off the puppy food.
 

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she was the runt of her litter shes growing well. I will just keep trying when she is older.
 

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There are very often posts here about dogs refusing to eat dry food, and owners searching for a kibble the dog will eat. But I can honestly say this is the first I've seen about a dog that refuses wet food in favour of dry or raw.

My two are on a full raw diet, stick half a pound of lamb mince in front of them and it's gone before the bowl is down lol.

If she guards raw food from other have you tried feeding her in a different room on her own?

Can I ask what wet/raw foods you've tried.
 

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I have tried on her own she just sniffs looking for dry food. I have tried her with mince, raw lamb,beef,chicken mince,Rabbit. Iv'e tried Hi life food and dreaded pedigree as a last resort, but even that she refused, so i wont be trying again. the boys eat raw no bother its just her i have problems with. I have tried cooking the mince and she has ate little ammounts but then wants her dry again. I feel maybe being the runt the others have ate all the meat so all she has known is Dry?
 

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I don't see the problem with her just eating dry. My pup eats half dry half raw, as she doesn't seem to like just dry which is fine by me, I like the fact she has to bite and chew her dry, and she just wolfs the raw.
 

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I prefer raw as i am thinking about long term, I know dry can mark the teeth raw is natural and helps clean teeth, I do brush her teeth but being a small dog she is more prone to teeth problems.
 
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