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  1. New adopted Maltese - several concerns

    New Additions
    Hi everyone. First post on this forum to discuss my concerns with my first dog. She's a 10 month old Maltese who was abandoned by her previous owners and found dehydrated, according to my knowledge. We got her 2 days ago and I am not sure if the behavior she is expecting is typical for a pup in...
  2. Eating Related Gulping, Hacking, and Licking of Lips.

    Dog Health
    I would greatly appreciate hearing about your ideas and experiences. I would also appreciate some tips on what tests and treatments I should make sure the veterinarian considers. About a month ago, my three year old border collie (Osa) randomly had a fit of "gulping" before bed. Her mouth was...
  3. My dog wont eat out of nowhere!

    Dog Food
    Hi there! I'm new to the forum! I have a one-year-old Golden Retriever / Aussie Sheppard mix. Eating has never been an issue until the last two weeks. Before I would put down his bowl and he would eat right away. Now I put down his bowl in the morning and sometimes he wont eat it for 12-14...
  4. My dog doesn't eat his food if it is in large quantities. Is yours?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    It is a bit weird to me. But Kitkat only eats his food if at first, i give him a bit of it from my hand, or a spoon or etc. He will start to eat his bowl after that. Is that normal? What do you think he is thinking right there?
  5. Dog is eating house. Please help.

    Dog Training and Behavior
    We have a rescue. 1/2 Beagle, 1/2 jack Russell Terrier. When we are present he is amazing. Calm, cuddles, etc. 1 year after we got him, he started eating our couches while we are at work. He's eaten rugs, and nw he's graduated to ripping off the baseboards in a home we rent. This is what we've...
  6. Dogs hackles rising in pain?? Really need advice

    Dog Health
    Backstory, Today is Saturday my dog got spayed on Wed. She is a female lab/vizsla mix about 55 pounds. She is approx 3/4 yrs. Give or take 2 or so yrs. She was a rescue this past Aug and she has had multiple litters. Never had any aggression problems whatsoever. If she is scared or excited her...
  7. Puppy not eating - Puppy mouthing baby...help?

    New Additions
    Hello, I have an Australian Shepard and Poodle mix, about 12 weeks old. Day 3 at our home today and the puppy finally ate almost a quarter cup of food. Seems like it's not enough to me but I've never had a dog that wasn't very enthusiastic about feeding time. This dog takes 2 or three bites...
  8. Dog developed strange mealtime behavior

    General Dog Discussion
    Hi there, I have a three year old 9 lbs terrier mix who started developing some weird behavior around mealtimes this past week. Our normal routine is that she gets really excited, I put her food out, she sits, I give the OK and then she eats. Now- she still goes through the motions but when I...
  9. My puppy doesn't want to eat

    Puppy Help
    Okay, so I have a 3 month old cocker spaniel/ yorkie mix ( so I was told ) and she really doesn't eat when I put the food down, she'll come around to it an hour later eat half and walk away. I stopped putting food down so much because it was all just going to waste. Right now I have her on...
  10. Bipolar Dog Switches between Sweet and Vicious

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello, We have a 1-year-old corgi who is generally very sweet but he gets extremely vicious in the following situations: 1. trying to grab something he's chewing that he knows he's not supposed to have. He doesn't mind when you take his toys away from him but if he has a shoe or a piece of...
  11. Dog suddenly has a severe behavioral change

    General Dog Discussion
    Hi. I'm posting to this forum having never posted before in the hopes someone can help me... I have a 6 year old Cavachon (Bichon Cavalier mix) who up until a few weeks ago was a perfectly healthy, feisty, fun loving amazing dog. i also have a 2 year old cat. The dog and the cat are the best of...
  12. Dog Obsessed With Eating. Pica? HELP!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello... I have a female schnoodle (spayed), about 3-4 years old. I have had her for 2.5 of these, and was her third home. From the onset, she has been obsessed with licking me. I find it disguising, and am constantly pushing her mouth away from my hand; most of the time, I end up hiding...
  13. Help! Dog is down in weight.

    Dog Health
    My German shepherd is sick right now she was extremely sick on Monday and we took her to the vet and she thinks poision and we aren't sure how she got it. She is an outside dog with access to the garage though a doggy door. And a dog house. My lab and her get 2-3qts of food each. And she will...
  14. My puppy is not eating very much.

    New Additions
    I recently just got a 7 week old pure bred chocolate lab puppy. Her name is Huntlee. I picked her up this past Friday and I feel like she is starting to get settled in. The one problem I am noticing is her eating habits. The breeder sent home a baggie with some puppy chow that she had been...
  15. Our cute Baby "Lotti" - New to this Forum

    Dog Pictures and Videos
    Hey We're new to this forum and already had so much fun browsing this forum so we thought we'd register and share a few videos of our Cavalier King Charles Spaniel "Lotti" Here she is looking all crazy enjoying a dog cookie :-) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SdkImYl8ygE Lotti again...
  16. Happy Birthday Kuma

    Dog Pictures and Videos
    Today is my Akita's (Kuma) birthday today. He just turned 3. Don't worry, we didn't give him all three, and no we didn't get three for his third birthday, just a coincidence
  17. Just how fast is too fast

    Dog Food
    I have met my share of dogs in my lifetime and have not seen such a dog each so fast, to the point of not even tasting the food. Is this healthy behavior? Fastest Eating Dog Food?? - YouTube
  18. puppy vomitting but is still eating and playful

    Dog Health
    Hi, I was wondering if anyone could give me some advice. My 6 month old shih tzu, Teddy, has been vomitting for the past week. There's no pattern to it and it only appears to happen once a day. He's still eating all of his meals and staring at us hopefully when we get the biscuit tin out and...
  19. Leg problem when eating?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Recently, when my dog eats her food, she lifts her hind right leg up as if it hurts. I don't know why she is doing this. Sometimes, when lifting her foot gets too uncomfortable, she kind of squats down, like a halfway " sit ". Any help? Should I take her to the vet?
  20. Chewing/Eating grass?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Whenever I take her out to the park, she will start eating the grass. She also likes to eat leaves of any kind. We have found bits of leaf in her poop. Any advice?
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