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My Co's eating behaviour!

Hugo only eats when I hand feed him!

A few times I left his food in the bowl overnight but the next morning it is not touched.

I did it again last night and he did not eat. But, when I took the chicken out of his bowl and fed it to him he ate.

He will not even come to me for his food.

I normally have to take his food to him.

He would lay down and I would put the pieces of meat in his mouth and then he will eat.

This is annoying because EVERYTIME he eats, I have to hand feed him. This takes a lot of time!

Hugo is my 3rd Co and I have never experienced this before. Not to mention, all of the other dogs I've had over the years; NONE displayed this behavior!

Have you ever seen this behavior before?

Why is he doing it?

What can I do to correct this?


Thank you.



How long have you been feeding him the same food?

Sometimes it's as easy as switching to another food. But you don't want to get into a habit of always switching food if he doesn't eat because they will get spoiled and won't eat.



maybe he wants more time/attention with you? have you not been around much maybe? 

a simple solution i think would be to not feed him for 1 day, let him work up an appetite, then leave the food. Strange as his behavior is, once he is hungery enough, he will eat i bet.