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Sbouncer
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Join date : 2019-01-14

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PostSubject: Hello from a new owner   Hello from a new owner EmptyMon Jan 14, 2019 6:12 am

Good morning, I am glad that I found this forum. I have owned dogs forever but this is our first Husky. She is a two year old Siberian and my question is: Since we got her 4 days ago she has eaten very little and seems to be sleeping a lot. Is this normal? We are feeding kibble and have tried mixing some can into it but no avail. She will sit and beg when we are eating which makes me think she was fed table food before. Any help would be great as I hate seeing her not eat but I am not feeding from the table. Thanks
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amymeme

Female Join date : 2013-12-20

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from a new owner   Hello from a new owner EmptyMon Jan 14, 2019 11:20 am

Huskies, for the most part, eat less than other dogs of the same weight. But - she is still adjusting to you and her new environment. I would stop trying to entice her to eat, ditch the canned food, give her her kibble portion, leave it out for 20 minutes, put it away and give her NOTHING until the next scheduled meal time. Repeat at next meal.

Just for a rough guideline, my over-sized 78 pound male gets 1.75 cups per day of a food that has 450 calories per cup. My 53 pound guy gets 1.25 cups of the same food.
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Join date : 2019-01-16

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PostSubject: greenhorn here!,i havent worked out how to post properly   Hello from a new owner EmptyWed Jan 16, 2019 9:42 am

hi too all,ive found this site and like the thing you said but ive no idea how to post...….big greenhorn unfortunetly,can anyone help please
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TwisterII

Female Join date : 2013-06-14
Location : Missouri

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from a new owner   Hello from a new owner EmptyWed Jan 16, 2019 10:41 am

@saba20 wrote:
hi too all,ive found this site and like the thing you said but ive no idea how to post...….big greenhorn unfortunately,can anyone help please

Are you trying to post a new thread? Or post pictures? Are you using a phone or a desktop computer? When you go into the subforum for the topic you are wanting to know about there will be a button at the top left above the existing threads that will say "New Post" and you just click it to start a new topic in that particular subforum. Many answers can be found using the "Search" function found in the above menu. Less is more when searching so if you want to know about what food to feed you are better off to just search Food then look through the titles for similar interests. Or opt for the advanced search which will let you use google to hunt through site posts.

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Female Join date : 2019-03-15
Location : Florida

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from a new owner   Hello from a new owner EmptyFri Mar 15, 2019 8:13 pm

Hello! My puppy was doing this same thing when I first got her. I messaged the people I bought her from asking what did they feed her, they told me raw ground beef. Now I know why she didn't want to eat canned or kibble food. She does now thoug! I know it sucks watching your puppy not eat but she will hungry enough and eat it when you put it down. It took my Sasha just a couple of days to start eating her kibble and she eats the whole bowl when I feed her Smile
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