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  • My dog is the pickiest eater I know. The problem I have is that it is never consistent. One day nothing is good enough, another he ignores steak for kibble, the next is a cat food day, then all of a sudden it is time for steak!

    He has the forbidden knowledge that you can crave certain food at the moment, but he has no way to tell be what exactly he wants haha.









  • StimmedOPMtoDoggos That Aren't Food MotivatedNo Steak
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    7 months ago

    Sadly he is. He plays with the neighbors dogs every several weeks, but definitely needs a sibling. Unfortunately the plan was to get a fence and then a sibling for him, but the fence money was spent 20x over on medical bills. Currently waiting on city permit to get a partial fence up to get him area to be off leash outside.




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    7 months ago

    I appreciate the brainstorming. He has been like this his whole life. First very visit was at 8 weeks old due to not eating for the previous week.

    He has several types of dog bowls and plates. He refuses to eat outside of the house, much to the betterment of his trainer. I eat all meals indoor of him, and will pretend to be excited and take bites of his food and let him smell my breath before offering it to him. I will also give pieces of his food like bits of chicken to our cats to try to show him it is okay.

    On his last birthday party he had a dog friend over. Both were given dog doughnuts from a pet bakery. He gave his doughnut to the other dog to try to barter for more play…



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    7 months ago

    Lol, he will eat most anything posted here.

    He will eat for a day and then has no interest in food for several days. It can be frustrating because I don’t know if it will be an eating day or a refusing food day. This sadly results in wasted food.

    The only things he will eat any time it is offered is canned tuna and cashews. Both can cause issues if fed in large amounts so he gets those every once in a while.




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    7 months ago

    Balanced nutrition. There is spinach as well. He likes both when he is willing to eat. If he does not like ingredients in his food, he will pick it out. I found out he doesn’t like green beans when he made a perfect row of them on his food table and ate the rest of the meal.


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    7 months ago

    That is Chex cereal. It is a crap shoot if he will eat, but we try to make sure his nutrients are balanced. Needs some carbs, cereal is fortified with vitamins, has fiber.

    If he is in an eating mood, he does not mind the cereal or spinach.