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hypo dog

Discussion in 'Dog Health and Nutrition' started by xxxnickixxx, May 1, 2011.


  1. xxxnickixxx

    xxxnickixxx PetForums Senior

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    my male dog is nearly 8 month old and find he is really hypo and full of engery always play fiteing with our older dog jumping up at us all and not listening im just wondering if the food he is having will have an affect on how hypo he is been ?
    at min he is on morning - skinners duck and rice - night - wainwrights puppy trays
     
  2. McKenzie

    McKenzie PetForums VIP

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    They're good foods so I wouldn't think it would be the food.

    What do you give him for treats?

    Has he always been this energetic?

    What breed is he?

    What sort of training have you done?

    How long/often do you walk him, how much time does he spend alone?

    Sorry for all the questions :eek:
     
  3. Irish Setter Gal

    Irish Setter Gal PetForums Senior

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    francesandjon PetForums VIP

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    Hypo indicates that something is low......your puppy is hyper. (small spelling change, but completely opposite meaning)

    It might just be puppy energy or his age....
     
  5. cinnamontoast

    cinnamontoast Sois pas chiant, chéri.

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    Check the protein levels in his food. My two are 11 months and very energetic (one has 'hyper' moments in the morning and needs time out on his own like a naughty child! He's then fine to rejoin the pack calmly)

    It could well be that he's just a very energetic dog. What was he like when you chose him?
     
  6. haeveymolly

    haeveymolly PetForums VIP

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    I f you are giving a good food which it sounds like you are and its low in protein, check any treats you might be giving, i know people that have given the right diet low protein but havnt applied it to the treats.
     
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