11-13-2010, 01:05 AM
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: California...in the mountains
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do you take him for a walk to do his business? if so then i would say to feed him first, then walk... otherwise, it doesn't matter too much, i walk/play with my dog before a meal, in general...
as far as the sitting with his back turned, pawz and seebrown gave good advice... if he is turning his back after you've asked him to do something, it is likely he is uncomfortable/doesn't understand what you are asking, if he is just sitting that way in general, dogs don't like to do thing straight-on/head to head/face to face, he may just want to be near you, and in dog language, that's how you go about it...
welcome to the forum... we'd love to see pics when you've got some