Miss Natasha has decided she does not want to eat - she will ignore her kibble even if we mix some canned food in with it (this seemed to work initially when she started ignoring the kibble). I figured it was related to her teething, but Dad was worried she was getting thin.
Took her to the vet who agrees she is on the thin side and is running some tests. In the meantime she prescribed Pepcid before bed - for stomach gurgling and occasional upset tummy in the morning. Stools are firm, so at least one thing is going right. Tonight, I fed her some of her kibble by hand, and she ate all her dinner just fine. Obviously, I don't want to do this forever - just thought it was strange that she would eat just fine if I handfed her.
The vet said we'll consider a hypoallergenic food if the test results show nothing abnormal (blood, fecal, liver enzymes). I'm just curious if anyone else has experienced this, and whether it might be related to teething or if she's just playing me with the hand feeding bit. Note, she doesn't get a lot of treats.
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as if I don't have enough to worry about, now I have visions of Zombie Cocker Spaniels in my head ... ;)