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Hi everyone,

2 days ago, we bought a 2.4 lbs Yorkie puppy (12 weeks old). She is a great dog, but the only problem is that she will not eat for ANYTHING. We have bought countless bags and cans of food (including EVERY flavor of merrick's lil' plates, hills science diet, solid gold wet food cans - like the green tripe, Stella and chewys meal mixers, Royal canin Yorkie puppy kibble, halo kibble, the honest kitchen dehydrated food, taste of the wild kibble, natural balance small breed kibble) and even tried human food (chicken, rice, cheese, peanut butter, chicken noodle soup, pasta, and all kinds of fruits and vegetables, like pumpkin). she won't even eat the food she was given at the store (holistic health extension). we have tried endless combinations of these things and she just won't eat. The only thing she will have are these freeze dried chicken treats by purebites. if we sprinkle these in her food, she'll pick around the food just to get to the treats. we are giving her stress drops and nutri cal to increase her appetite and to prevent her from getting hyperglycemia. she has been active and I know she is hungry but she WILL NOT eat. Also, we know her teeth do not hurt because we went to the vet and her dental health was fine. We have also tried every method of feeding her, from leaving her alone with her bowl to hand feeding her, but nothing works. Any suggestions?
 

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When our dog is off (medically deficient), it's not unusual for him to stop eating for a day or two. Is she getting enough water in her? What I've done in the past is cut up some meat into small pieces and boil it down to make a soup and serve the broth. At least it gets something into him.

How about raw meat?
 

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New puppies need time to adjust, so maybe it's just nerves right now. It also still could be teeth, as a couple may be loose and causing some discomfort.

Pick a food, and stick with it. I also find it hard to believe that so many foods were tried in two days, but even if so, so much switching can cause pickiness. Just stick with one.

How is the puppies overall activity level otherwise?
 

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Many of the food we have tried are samples, little free bags that we have picked up at various stores. We have also tried raw meat. She is quite active and playful. We will try to feed her one type and stick with it, maybe.
 

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Let us know what the Vet discovers. It still could be a case of new home nerves, but regardless she needs to be medically supported right now. You have done the right thing by taking her to the Vet.
 
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