It's a Husky Thing - Siberian Husky Forum
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.


A forum for owners of the Siberian Husky.
 
HomeSearchLatest imagesRegisterRegisterLog in
Congratulations Nikita, Archer, and Cheyanne!, our November HOTM winners! HOTM Will Be Taking An Indefinite Break!
Husky of the Month
Congrats Nikita, Archer, and Cheyanne,
our November HOTM Winners!
Husky Cuddles!





Thanks to all for this month's entries!
Forum Rules
1. Here we prefer clarity to agreement. Obviously not everyone is going to agree on a topic; here we prefer to talk out our differences in a respectful manner to ensure mutual understanding and respect.
2. Read the Stickies and Announcements. Each sub-forum may have specific rules which trump the Forum Rules in cases where there may be conflicting information. Read the rules of each board before you post so that you are clear on the expectations of the staff.
3. Respect ALL Staff and Admins. These people volunteer of their time and MUST be respected as well as their word adhered to. They are responsible for maintaining a free, open, clear and organized forum. Anyone found to be openly undermining any official ruling by a staff member will be warned.
4. Signatures: One picture only and no links. Images: To keep the forum looking neat and tidy, we ask that members insert just one picture only in their signatures. The picture should be no more than 200x500 pixels and should be of an appropriate subject, for example, your dogs and their names. Should you need assistance creating an appropriate signature, please PM an Admin and we would be happy to help! This is to ensure that signatures remain a welcome addition to our forum instead of a cumbersome distraction. Links: Hyperlinks in signatures--unless to a personal blog or photo stream of your dogs (like Flckr or Piscasa, for example)--are strictly prohibited. Please PM a staff member with any questions or concerns regarding this rule.
Rescue Spotlight
Our current rescue spotlight is:

Delaware Valley Siberian Husky Rescue!

Top Dog Website Award Winner!

Top Website
for
Siberian

Huskys


Share
 

 Noticing a change in appetite

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
DanielleCortez
Teenager
Teenager
DanielleCortez

Female Join date : 2012-11-25
Location : Ithaca, NY

Noticing a change in appetite Empty
PostSubject: Noticing a change in appetite   Noticing a change in appetite EmptyFri Feb 08, 2013 4:33 pm

So, background info:
Kingsley is 3 months old.

He usually eats 3/4-1 cup of kibble per meal (3x/day). He's always been a great eater. Finishing everything and sometimes wanting more. But lately he's been leaving his meals looking barely touched. He'll eat half of his meal or sometimes less.

I KNOW that any number of things can be contributing to this change, ranging anywhere from his mood to illness. I'd just like to rule out the worst, if y'all can help me.

We took him for his 12 week shots 1 week and 3 days ago. That day he was very sleepy and lethargic, but he still ate all of his food.
The next day, he ate breakfast, didn't touch his lunch, and then got hungry during dinner time.
It took about 2 days, but he picked up his old schedule again. It's so funny, like 5 minutes before scheduled meal time, he'll run upstairs and sit in his crate waiting for food.

Last night, we gave him is dose of dewormer meds. He ate fine last night, but today, he wasn't super interested in breakfast and hasn't touched his lunch at all.

I know that it's normal to have a change in appetite after shots, but I was unaware about this happening during a dewormer (since he previously got dewormed with the breeder).

Sooooo, is this normal? Or should I give our vet a call?

Thanks,

Back to top Go down
http://www.wesatonashoreline.wordpress.com
eander83
Adult
Adult
eander83

Female Join date : 2013-01-18
Location : Northern Virgina

Noticing a change in appetite Empty
PostSubject: Re: Noticing a change in appetite   Noticing a change in appetite EmptyFri Feb 08, 2013 4:52 pm

Unless his attitude or body language changes I don't think you have anythingto worry about. Huskies are self-regulaters. When Loki was 3 ~ 5 months sometimes he would skips meals or not eat as soon as I pull he bowl down. Even now at 7 months sometimes when I put his dinner bowl down he won't eat until 3 hours after I put it down. How many treats are you giving him? That can factor in to how hungry he is.
Back to top Go down
DanielleCortez
Teenager
Teenager
DanielleCortez

Female Join date : 2012-11-25
Location : Ithaca, NY

Noticing a change in appetite Empty
PostSubject: Re: Noticing a change in appetite   Noticing a change in appetite EmptyFri Feb 08, 2013 4:58 pm

We don't usually train until the evening when he's a little bit more docile, and that's when the treats come in. Turns out my husband was more concerned than he lead on because he actually called the vet.

Alls normal as long as he doesn't puke or have loose stool.
Back to top Go down
http://www.wesatonashoreline.wordpress.com
Sponsored content




Noticing a change in appetite Empty
PostSubject: Re: Noticing a change in appetite   Noticing a change in appetite Empty

Back to top Go down
 

Noticing a change in appetite

View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
It's a Husky Thing - Siberian Husky Forum :: Advice and Discussion Forums :: Medical Issues-