Q. She won't eat regular dog food and only wants human food.

Nov 29, 2022

She will only eat human food and occasionally treats. She also has behavior issues like following us around when we have food, and will constantly follow around my Dad, trying to get his attention by doing things like getting in the way if his feet and tripping him.
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Thank you for connecting with us. First of all, you should never feed her any table foods under any circumstances. This is because most ingredients in human foods are incompatible with dogs' digestive systems. I can't emphasize the importance of feeding dogs only dog foods. Feeding her table foods will not only make her have a bad habit of not eating her own food but also cause gastrointestinal tract issues due to food intolerance.

If you insist on feeding her homemade meals, you must ensure that it is cooked and bland. However, there are some exceptions such as cooked bones should be never fed.

You need to do some trial and error by purchasing a few reliable brand diets and see which one he favors. Adding some toppers or flavors may help too.

If you have any additional questions, please don't hesitate to come back to us!

Thank you.