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i have lab 7 months he does not eat Royal Canin, please help?

i have lab 7 months mera dog royal canin bilkul nhi kha raha wo sirf milk roti ya dahi roti ya kuch bhi ghar ka kha leta hai main kya karu ki wo royal canin kha le food me main kuch bhi mix karta hu fir bhi nhi khata plz help me
By deepak · 11 Jul 2009 12:04 am

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By Dinkar Singh · 11 Jul 2009 11:02 am
You should have introduced RC slowly in small quantities with the current food plus it should be introduced when the pup was young. Anyway....add like 2 spoons first and then after a few days increase the quantity. If the dog does not eat let the food be there and he will eat after sometime or after a day when he really feels hungry.
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By Divya Dar · 11 Jul 2009 11:15 am
Try mixing Eggs, they always work with my lab. And the suggestion above, that the dog will finally eat when he's hungry also works. I have tried both successfully with my dog. My lab is on RC Maxi Adult, and she has those phases when she doesn't eat the dog food readily... my first action is to wait, 2nd to hand feed her, or trying to feed her while playing with her... you know like tossing the food pellets around so that she chases them and eats them, and if that doesn't work too, I start adding a boiled egg, or bread or curd to her food. With eggs, not only does she finish the food in a minute, she also keeps licking the bowl for 10 minutes after she's done eating :). Other than this, she gets some thing other than her regular food during the day in form of treats, so that we don't bore her totally.
But if you give in to your dog's demands and give him home cooked food as soon as he skips a meal, he'll never get used to the dog food.
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By bhartan · 16 Apr 2010 3:51 pm
the problem with dry dog food is that it is dehydrated. once you introduce other foods along with it very often dogs refuse to eat it or eat very little of it. kibble feeding requires great discipline. it isn’t great in taste so if a dog figures out there are more palatable alternatives around they are very reluctant to eat it.

i gave up on kibble and now keep my dogs almost exclusively on fresh raw chicken, just a bit of mutton now and then.
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By bhartan · 16 Apr 2010 3:53 pm
i am sure dehydrated food isn’t that tasty and that is why dogs often refuse to eat it.
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By aditya · 03 Nov 2011 4:59 pm
give him TURKEY AND RICE flavor of - MERA DOG..it is especially made for choosy eaters.. he'l definitely respond to tht.
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