Help ... My Dog Will not Eat!!!

Posted by pak yons on Tuesday, September 11, 2012


Lots of dog owners who complained about the difficulty of making them eat dog. This may make the owners worry that the owners are doing a variety of ways for their dogs to eat. Starting from the change dog food, feeding them, beat and scold them, and the list continues.

There are a few things you should know about dog owners dog hunger strike, among others:

1. Dogs are descended from wolves (gray wolf) were domesticated in the period of about 15,000 years old, and their unique metabolic system was derived from their ancestors the wolves, who rarely eat every day (wolves eat only when they are hungry).

2. Many people who pamper their dogs, ranging from replacing bored dog food every time. When your dog first denied food, you will try to change his food, which dog you get a response like, "I stopped eating, I was given other foods, which smells better, it feels different from the food I eat normally." Over the past several days the dog will eat with gusto, and people thought the problem had been completed, but later the dog will repeat it again, hunger strikes, and you will change the food again. If you keep changing the food then it will be repeated.

3. Dogs are usually too spoiled, sometimes you feel very loving dog that used to let the dog eat through your hands, when you stop to feed through your hands, the dog began a hunger strike. Is able to imagine if you were on duty outside the city?

4. Most people feed their dogs appropriate dose contained in the packs of dog food, but you know every dog ​​has a different metabolism, and their activities can alter the metabolism. 've Probably heard "my dog ​​leaves the food again" or "my dog ​​just will not touch his food".

5. Too many snacks, well that's what happens! You give too many snacks to dogs, so the dog feel full and stop eating.


There are several ways you can do to make the dog want to eat, that is:

1. Discipline is the time you can do to a dog, you can give a dog to eat at certain times, for example, 2 times a day at 9 am and 7 pm, give the dog 15-30 minutes to spend their food. If in a given period of time not to touch the dog food, then you can pick the food and give food to the next schedule.

2. Sports, this may sound simple and easy, but each dog must move and exercise to get rid of their excessive energy, exercise also burns fat, so the dog was hungry. No need to exercise a heavy-weight, you can bring a dog to walk for 45 minutes to 1 hour for large dogs or 15-30 minutes for small and medium dogs.

3. Discipline food, if you continue to change the dog food when the dog will not eat, then the dog will continue the hunger strike. You have to be consistent, give the dog 15-30 minutes to spend their food. If in a given period of time not to touch the dog food, then you can pick the food and give food to the next schedule of the same type of dog food.

4. Reduce snacks, if you snack too much to give a dog, the dog will feel full so that he would not touch his food, or eating only a little. Reduce snack during the day or do not give the dog a snack before you eat dog.

5. Healthy dog, know if they overeat. They will reduce the dose of their meal by itself. This is their instinct. As long as it does not cause diarrhea, vomiting, fatigue, etc., then there is nothing to worry about.

If your dog shows signs of illness, then you should contact your veterinarian.

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