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Q: Why does my dog do this?

September 5, 2009 | By Ches21 | 7 answers | Expired: 1798 days ago

Ches21

My dog skitters will take her food out of her bowl carry it across the room drop it on the floor and then eat it off the floor instead? does anyone know why she does this?

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Stevecat511
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Sep 07, 2009

I used to have a dog do that, also! Then, when I moved the bowl to where she would bring the pieces of food, she would bring it to where I originally put the bowl. I even tried a new bowl thinking that was it. But, nope! She always did it. She always ate it so, I was not concerned. I guess some dogs just like to play with their food! lol

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Linda B.
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Sep 06, 2009

I've had several dogs do this too and have no idea why.

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a w.
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Sep 06, 2009

i dont know but mine does the same i guess he prefers that

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Ninaof2girls
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Sep 06, 2009

I have always gotten the impression that dogs prefer eating off a flat plate rather than a deep bowl. I don't know if it's the sense of their nose being in something too deep or being able to see the food better on a flat plate but any dog I have ever had always eats better on a flat plate. They also like to eat where they have traction, like on a carpet where you don't want them to eat, instead of a slipery surface that is easier to clean. That's just my observation about the bowls but it never fails in my house. They always ate better from a flat plate.

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DevilDawg
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Sep 06, 2009

I'm going to be interested in other Zootooer's answers as well. SOMETIMES my dog does this as well and I'm not sure why either. Very good question.

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jackie
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Sep 06, 2009

My dogs do this to I think its because they dont want the others to get it but I'm really not sure

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daryl b.
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Sep 06, 2009

maybe she likes that spot try feeding in her bowl in the spot she likes

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