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How to change a 13 year old dog's diet







sirwin81
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Sep 22, 2007, 7:08 AM

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Hi.

Would like to listen to some ideas/suggestion on how to change a 13 year old mongreals diet from rice + table scrap to dog fod. Been trying for 2 weeks now but the dog seems to prefer the taste and smell of white rice


supermutts
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Sep 22, 2007, 8:51 PM

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have u tried mixing d dog food, with rice, n' some broth...?



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sirwin81
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Sep 22, 2007, 10:44 PM

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have u tried mixing d dog food, with rice, n' some broth...?



not really. what i did is i mix the rice with can dog food and the dry dog food.

but very mahuan coz i need to continue buying the can dog food


supermutts
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Sep 23, 2007, 4:12 AM

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not really. what i did is i mix the rice with can dog food and the dry dog food.

but very mahuan coz i need to continue buying the can dog food


so u mix already but d dog still don't want to eat?

i think u fast him one meal he will start eating....



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sirwin81
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Sep 23, 2007, 4:31 PM

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tried that b4. but not intentionally

at first i gave him just dry food. he didnt touch his food for almost 4-5 days

so in the end i surrnder n gave him back rice


supermutts
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Sep 23, 2007, 9:30 PM

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nono, wht i mean is , after you have mixed, he still don't want to eat? u can try slowly introduce the dog food, by mixing it a lil bit and stretch it to weeks or a month n' see

like day 1-5 , add 5% dog food, day 6-10, 10% dog food... and the overall amount of food u reduce it, so the dog will feel even more hungry and he won't notice the kibble...

see how it goes... just some suggestions....



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sirwin81
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Sep 24, 2007, 6:19 AM

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yeah

will try that

thanx


Old Man
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Oct 3, 2007, 8:16 AM

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if still cannot, you may add a table spoon of cod lever oil to its food. I can assured you that he/she will finish it up.
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