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Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by Nelle71, Jul 27, 2009.


  1. Nelle71

    Nelle71 PetForums Newbie

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    Hi, can anyone please give me some advice, my cavalier, Buster, has stopped eating his food. I thought it may be because he was getting bored of the eukanuba as i could only get him one flavour, and so i have put him on James Wellbeloved as there are more than 1 flavour to choose from but he is still not eating his food, instead he chooses to anything but his food! Please please help.
    Regards Ellen xxxxx
     
  2. Nonnie

    Nonnie PetForums VIP

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    Are his teeth ok?
     
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    sullivan PetForums VIP

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    How long has he gone with out and ow old is your dog. ?
     
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    Nelle71 PetForums Newbie

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    yes his teeth are fine as he is eating, just not his own food! lol
     
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    Nelle71 PetForums Newbie

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    He hasnt really been eating his food properly for about a week now thats why i changed brands. He is coming up to 6 months old!
     
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    Dont worry to much mine did this they seem to get a bit fusy your probably fine he will be fine when he has another growth spert. Mine started to get a bit fussy as i changed his food as he went off it but then he did it more often. So i stuck it out and he seemed to go back on it.
     
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    Nelle71 PetForums Newbie

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    Thankyou for that, i was starting to worry!
     
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    Ahhh, with you now.

    Are you giving him treats at all? Giving him some titbits etc?

    Could be that he realises other things are far tastier than his dry, so is holding out for these items.

    Dont give him anything apart form his food. If you need to reward him, use a bit of his food. You can always try mixing a bit of warm water with the dry, sometimes this will make it more palatable.
     
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    Nelle71 PetForums Newbie

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    Thankyou, i will give that a go!:)
     
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    When Henrick gets a bit fussy with his food I cut out all treats and put a bit of Salmon oil in his food, so far that has worked every time.
     
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    Nelle71 PetForums Newbie

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    The little monkey is taking his food from my hand, but not from his bowl! lol
     
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    This is what mine did also they get a bit crafty its because he thinks its your food your giving him i expect
     
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