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Since you need a brief answer, I'll make this quick. There are some types of wet food (like Freshpet, which comes in a tube, get it here This is made with mostly human food that is modified for dogs. The next thing you can do is get a customizable recipe, which will taste good to her and also will be gentle on her stomach. (link here) In the meantime, try ...


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There is this trick that I have been playing on my dog for quite some time and to be fair, it's kind of funny. The trick is to mix a little (not a lot) of human food into the dog's food. If you put a little and let it mix with the dog's food, it might not make the dog vomit and she will eat the food. However, be careful with what you put in there, the basic &...


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Yes, but it's complicated. The glycemic index of dog foods depends on various variables, like which carbohydrates are contained in it and how much fiber and which type(s) of fiber the food contains. This study compared the glycemic indices of different dog foods with starches from different sources: The GI [glycemic index] (±SE) [standard error] of the ...


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I give my one and a halfmonth old kitten Royal Canin paediatrics weaning. It was recommended by her vet because my kitten did not want to drink kitty milk at all. I saw a real difference in her, I highly recommend.


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The only thing I can recommend for you is establishing a new habit. It would be ideal if you took a walk with her in the morning or did some other activity every day at (roughly) the same time. Now, start giving her a small amount of food after that activity. Wait 10 - 15 minutes for her to start eating, but don't stare at her the whole time or she might be ...


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To put all the comments into an answer: You probably forgot to cycle your tank. That's a mistake many fish owners do because pet shops neglect to tell them about it. What "cycling" is and how it works is described in this very detailed answer: How does one effectively “cycle” an aquarium?. Fish becoming lethargic and either sinking to the bottom or ...


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I can understand your fear, but dogs should not be chained at all. Where I live it's even illegal to keep a dog on a chain because it's considered animal cruelty. Dogs cannot understand that you want to protect them by keeping them on a chain. They also cannot understand why they cannot move to a certain place if there's no wall or obstacle in front of them. ...


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My picky boy likes no salt added tuna packed in water and anything else that resembles broth or gravy. I keep his bowl filled with a dry prescription diet food for urinary issues as he was blocked up once in his youth. If you can find the smallest cans, usually sold as a 3-pack, it’s a good size. Actually he loves salty stuff, I just don’t give it to him ...


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