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cosmothunder
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PostSubject: Eating really fast   Fri Nov 28, 2014 8:03 pm

Bandit always eats fast. As if she'll never eat again or she hasn't eaten for days. I guess it's okay right? She doesn't throw up, she doesn't have bad poops. So I guess some puppies just love food and eat quickly?
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PostSubject: Re: Eating really fast   Fri Nov 28, 2014 8:53 pm

Sometimes it can be a bad thing. It can cause bloat or other things. Try one of those slow feed bowls.. http://www.amazon.com/Kyjen-2872-Slo-Bowl-Feeder-Interactive/dp/B00FPKNRG4/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1417218723&sr=8-2&keywords=slow+feed+dog+bowl+large

Also don't have their bowl level to where they don't have to reach their head down to eat or drink, not saying that you do, but when they lower their head, it also slows them down a bit.
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PostSubject: Re: Eating really fast   Fri Nov 28, 2014 10:10 pm

It can cause problems if she's gobbling it down fast. Choking it down rapidly can cause her to gulp air, which can lead to bloat and other issues like Lucy mentioned.

As she said, a slow feeder can help a lot--we have this one

When Anya used to gulp her food, we also spooned her breakfast into a large Kong--like this one--the night before. We'd pour water through it, then freeze it overnight, then give it to her in the morning. It would be utterly frozen, so she'd really have to work on it. It slowed her down AND kept her busy, double win!
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