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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.

 

Darin

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.