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  1. Food Aggression Towards Senior

    Dog Training and Behavior
    My dog Kilroy (10 years) has always resource guarded his toys, treats, and food from other dogs, and I have always made it a point to separately feed the dogs in the house when it's time. Unfortunately, last night my mother and I awoke to the sound of a loud scuffle and found my dog pinning her...
  2. Semi-Aggressive Adult Dog Won't give up Real Bone

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello, My family and I own an adult beagle who's near his senior years who is aggressive when it comes down to food. He'll growl if we bother him while he eats his dinner, and generally does not like interaction with anyone while eating. We accidentally took our eyes off the table one night as...
  3. Puppy gets aggressive

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Our 9 weeks old puppy gets quite aggressive, growling and biting when you try to pull him away from the food that is not his. For example, I accidently dropped some cat food on the floor and he started eating it. When I tried to pull him away from the food he immediately started growling and...
  4. Extremely picky eating dog :(

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hey so my dog is a 2 year old shihtzu x pekingese and he started being picky around 3/4 months old. We didn't/don't give him table snacks and when he started being picky we toned down the amount of treats he got, not that it was much to begin with (only during training sessions and never more...
  5. 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...
  6. Is vomiting related to constipation?

    Dog Health
    I've only had my dog, Iroh, for about 2 months. He's a German Shepherd/Husky mix with some other breeds thrown in as well. In the time that I've had him, he's become constipated a couple of different times, but it always resolves itself within 2-3 days without any intervention from me or a...
  7. Picky eating habits returned

    Dog Food
    Hello, I posted a while back that I had adopted a Plotthound who was being extremely picky with her food. After MUCH trial and error, she was consistently eating her meals and subsequently gaining weight, you could no longer see her ribs and she actually looked healthy, her coat was shiny and...
  8. Dealing With Food Sensitivities

    Dog Health
    FYI - We have contacted the vet and are seeing her tomorrow & I'm not posting here in lieu of seeing our doctor My 10 month old minpin/chihuahua mix has been having issues ever since I adopted her at 9 weeks old with her stomach. When we first adopted her she had parasites/worms etc and was...
  9. 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?
  10. Decreased appetite and soft poop - Causes?

    Dog Health
    Sasta is a Rhodesian Ridgeback that will be 2 years old in June (approximately). We rescued her 11 months ago. She has always been a good eater but the last couple of weeks it has been hit or miss if she eats her breakfast and / or dinner. Though she does eat her treats and will eat if we...
  11. Crashing into food bowl

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello! I have a 4.5 month old lab puppy. She's adorable and has been pretty easy to train when learning new skills. When we feed her, we've trained her to sit on a carpet about 10 feet away from her bowl and not to go to her food until it's on the floor and we've said "okay". Here's where I need...
  12. Dog Thinks Entire House Is Food (& is a mess in general)

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi. This is gonna be long, because I don't know how to tell short stories. Sorry in advance. My family and I have 4 dogs, all male. One Lhasa Apso, 17, and 3 Pugs, 8, 5, and 4. We've had our Lhasa since he was about 6, and our 8 and 5 year old Pugs we raised from puppies. Our most "recent"...
  13. Food suggestions for our (skinny) Miniature Australian Shepherd

    Dog Food
    Hello all! I have been skimming posts relating to our situation but wanted to ask and see if anyone has recommendations for us! We have two dogs, a Puggle (Tucker - 5) and a Miniature Aussie (Bella - 2). We've had both dogs on a weight loss food / allergy preventative, mainly for the puggle...
  14. Dog unable to control craving for food

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi, My 62 year old mother bought an English Springer Spaniel as a 1 year old many years ago, the dog is now about 8 years old. Extremely kind, meek, gentle dog. However, there are some problems with lack of training that I get really annoyed by when I visit for holidays, and thought I would...
  15. Help! My 2.5 month old Morkie won't eat!

    Dog Food
    Hi there, New here and also a new dog owner. I've never owned a pet before but am co-raising my 2.5 month old Morkie with my boyfriend. We brought him home 5 days ago and he was very scared at first and has slowly started to come out of his shell. Playing, exploring a few parts of our home...
  16. Dog eats food from the table

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello everybody. Our dog is Alaksan Malamute Polja and she like to eat food from the table. We started to close our kitchen leaving home, but sometimes we forget to do it. We put a camera on the kitchen to see how does it happened. Result is here: But actually it is very sad. How to teach her...
  17. American Journey kibble

    Dog Food
    I actually went through the rigamarole of joining this forum to respond to someone with questions about this brand of dog food, and now I can't find that thread. So I will just say that my dog (mixed breed, rescue, female, 4 years old, 30 lbs, moderately active, and utterly adorable) LOVES...
  18. Dog eats a bite at a time then leaves

    Dog Health
    My baby Captain is a 10 month old Lab Mix and in the last couple of weeks he has been very particular about his food. He won't eat unless I'm standing right next to him. He hasn't been like this forever, just the past couple of weeks. I also have to point at his bowl and tell him to eat and...
  19. How do you know what flavor to give your dog?

    Dog Food
    I've had good experiences with Blue Buffalo in the past, and the brand seems to do well with my dog. I give her chicken flavor, just because that's what she was on when we got her. I've done research on brands, but how do you know what flavor is best (chicken, lamb, beef, etc.)?
  20. Healthy Homemade Dog Food

    Dog Food
    Hello all! I've recently began making my Cavalier King Charles Spaniel's food and have been researching homemade dog food and what I should be putting in it to keep my girl healthy. I made this recipe off of my research and was wondering if I could get some insight along with some friendly...
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