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Old 08-26-2009, 10:36 PM
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My sheltie crew have decided to boycott their dog food. Its been two days since I have seen them eat more than a bite of their food! They are not sick, they play, look fine, and will take a treat or people food in a heart beat!

I normally feed them twice a day, and give them 20 minutes to eat. And if they do not finish I will pick it up. Well, they havent ate more than a bite of it in two days! So I left a bowl of dry food out and its been setting there for hours!

Do your dogs ever do this? I was thinking that maybe they just HATE blue buffalo canned food mixed with the dry, but they will not eat the dry either, so I am clueless why they do not want to eat!

I only give them 1 milkbone each a day, and a few of those really small Zuke's training treats. So they are not getting full of treat! Oh, and i fed them a little piece of string cheese this morning. I would think they would be hungry by now.

silly shelties!
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Old 08-26-2009, 10:38 PM
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That's strange for shelties, mine were always pigs and would eat literally anything you gave them. They're a breed that's known to get fat pretty easy too.

My paps are like that though in that they'll just not eat for a day or two. Summer is the worst, she will refuse food quite often. I used to worry but I don't anymore. She's very good at maintaining her own weight and will eat if she's hungry enough, I've found.

Did you change food or anything?
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Old 08-27-2009, 08:32 AM
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I'm thinking the same thing about if the food brand was changed.

Maybe it's weather related also.
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Old 08-27-2009, 11:13 AM
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we are having a cool front. so its not very hot at all here.

i changed their food about 2 1/2 months ago and they have been eating it fine until now.
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Did you buy a large bag? If so, maybe it's stale???
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Old 08-27-2009, 05:54 PM
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I figured it out! I actually did change foods.

First off, my dogs will not eat plain dog food. They like canned in it. (just a spoonful is fine)
I switched the canned food!

I didnt think about that earlier. and that is exactaly what the problem was!
Ruckus and Lynn will not eat blue buffalo canned food! I gave my last can to my mom and her shih tzu would not eat it either!
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Old 08-28-2009, 07:16 AM
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Glad you figured it out.
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My sheltie crew have decided to boycott their dog food. Its been two days since I have seen them eat more than a bite of their food! They are not sick, !
And how do you know this? Have you ran bloodwork? X-rays? Etc?
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Old 08-31-2009, 07:23 AM
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Dober...
its been resolved! scroll up

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Old 08-31-2009, 07:46 AM
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LOL I cannot give my extra cans of blue buffalo to anyone! No bodies dog will eat it! not mine, moms two, my bosses dog, or my friends dog.

Thats what I get for buying a big case of something new i guess.
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