Q: My dog takes her food out of the bowl!
When we give her food she takes a mouthfull of food and takes it far away from the bowl. Somtimes she will take her canned dog food and put it on the couch to eat it. Why is that?
Apr 27, 2009
My dog Winnie does the same thing. I have 3 dogs and when I fill up each of their food bowls, she will go in, growl, then grab a mouthful of food and take it to different places in the house. She will continue to go back and forth several times, then she will go to each spot and eat her food. I found out our black lab is blocking her from eating in the laundryroom, so I will bring her dish out by me and found she will stay right there and eat it. Can you just picture humans having these eating habits-LOL?
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Apr 27, 2009
Your dog may feel vulnerable eating where you ave the dish placed. Is it in a traffic area or off to the side so that she can eat undisturbed. Additionally, do you free feed or put down food at a certain time of the day so that she knows that she eats now or she'll miss it?
If her eating like this is a problem, I'd suggest going to set meal times (no more than 2 for healthy adults) and if she leaves the room, pick up the bowl and that's it until the next meal time. This is not mean and really takes into account their nature as dogs and the difference in their digestive system.
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