What to Do When Your Dog Won’t Eat

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We tend to think of dogs as being voracious eaters who will devour every edible item offered to them. This isn’t always the case. There are some finicky dog eaters who can make feeding time a real challenge. Dogs who are finicky about their food are more common than you might think. This problem is more frequently seen in homes where there is a single dog. When there’s no competition for food from other dogs, a dog may feel he can afford to be picky and hold out for a better offering. If your dog’s finicky eating has become a problem and he’s becoming thin or malnourished, you

need to take action. What should you do when your dog won’t eat?

Rule Out Medical Problems

If your dog refuses to eat, the first thing you need to do is rule out an underlying medical condition. This is especially important if your dog was previously eating well. An examination and a few simple blood tests may be all you need to rule out medical reasons for his lack of appetite. You’ll also want to have your dog’s teeth checked to ensure there isn’t a dental problem making it painful for him to chew.

Reevaluate His Eating Habits

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