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PostSubject: Skye has stopped eating   Wed Feb 20, 2013 7:33 am

I'm a bit concerned because for the last week Skye has hardly eaten anything. She's on raw freeflow chicken or tripe mince, and usually it's gone in 20 seconds. She still tries to scrounge off plates, and want treats (which she's not getting). She's drinking and she still wants to go for walks, but she just doesn't want to eat..
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PostSubject: Re: Skye has stopped eating   Wed Feb 20, 2013 8:41 am

Skipping meals here and there is semi normal for the breed.

Tika and Ripley both do it from time to time, and at one point I believe Tika was on a week long hunger strike that would restart biweekly it seemed.

As long as water intake is normal, and they aren't lethargic I wouldn't worry all that much. I would keep on eye on her though and make sure she isn't thinning out. If you start to see the ribs or she just wants to lay around all day and not run around that's when I would bring her in for a check up.

How much are you feeding on a normal day where she eats it all exactly? It may help to know Wink

Hope her appetite kicks back in soon.

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PostSubject: Re: Skye has stopped eating   Wed Feb 20, 2013 8:46 am

130g of meat and 50g of mixer twice a day.

I don't know if it's relevant, but the day before she stopped eating she scoffed an entire bowl of beef dripping which had been left unattended.
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