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Mon, Jan 15, 2024

She wont eat


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Loss of appetite in dogs can be due to a variety of reasons ranging from minor issues to more serious health concerns.

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.

And evaluate her behavior and overall demeanor. Is she still active and alert, or does she seem lethargic or depressed? A lethargic dog with a loss of appetite could be a sign of illness. Also, check for other symptoms such as vomiting, diarrhea, coughing, sneezing, or changes in drinking habits, as these can provide clues to her health status.

At home, provide her diet with soft, non-hard foods. Serve warm food. And give her some of his favorite snacks. If she doesn't eat snacks, there is a possibility of illness or disease. Make sure she has access to fresh water at all times.

If she hasn't eaten in two days, this could be a serious situation. However, if she is eating small amounts, check for other symptoms first.
If her lack of appetite persists, or if you notice additional concerning symptoms such as a distended abdomen, signs of pain, prolonged vomiting or diarrhea, difficulty breathing, or collapse, these are emergencies, and she should be taken to a veterinary hospital immediately. Remember, if her condition doesn't improve or worsens, seeking veterinary care is the safest course of action.

In more severe cases, your veterinarian may prescribe appetite stimulants, suggest syringe-feeding a liquid diet, or insert a feeding tube.

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