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She has not been eating

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Your dog's not-eating may be illness (enteritis, stomach ulcers, pancreatitis, addiction, etc.), pain, stress, or simple complaints. Also, she may not be able to eat it because her mouth hurts, such as periodontal inflammation and alveolar abscess.

Give her delicious snacks. If she doesn't eat snacks, there is a possibility of illness or disease. Sometimes, warming the food slightly can increase its aroma and entice your pet to eat. Make sure she has access to clean water at all times.

If she's not eating her regular kibble, you might offer a bland diet for a short period – boiled chicken and rice can be gentle on the stomach. However, this should only be temporary, and her regular diet should be reintroduced gradually.

Watch for additional signs that would warrant immediate veterinary attention. These include persistent vomiting or diarrhea, signs of pain such as whining or reluctance to move, a distended abdomen, coughing, or difficulty breathing. Also, if she's lethargic or unresponsive, it's crucial to seek veterinary care right away.

Remember, while these suggestions can be helpful, if your puppy's appetite doesn't improve or if she develops other symptoms, it's important to have her evaluated by a professional. Sasha is still young, so not eating for more than 2 days could be even more devastating. I would recommend taking her to the vet if you can.

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