Originated From

My dog has stopped eating his normal food, yet still whines for biscuits and treats. How can I encourage him to eat his regular meals?

Liked this question? Tell your friends about it

4 Answers

Order by
Oldest to Newest
Newest to Oldest

Stop offering him treats.  One he realizes that he cannot manipulate him into only giving him cookies, he will eat his food.  No dog ever forced himself to starve to death just to get what he wants.  You have to be strong.  He will eat what's good for him once he gets hungry enough.

I don't wanna gain the whole world but lose my soul. (Credit Toby Mac)

Great answer Pattie! Thats exactly right!! Couldnt have said it better myself! Thumbs up for your answer!!

Sincerely, F.A.B. ~Micki~Wink


I agree, I'd stop with the treats. But you may want to add some variety to his diet. Do you give him the same food over and over again, maybe he is bored. I have about 3 different varieties I like, about every 3rd bag I get a different type.

Stop giving him the treats and biscuits. Good luck.

Sure I'll give up my guns. But you'll have to pry them from my cold dead fimgers. "A government that fears arms in the hands of people should also fear rope." By Nathan Bedford Forrest "Gun control laws increase the power of government and the criminal element over the average citizen and serve no other purpose." By Robert E. Lee

Related Questions

Other people asked questions on similar topics, check out the answers they received:

Asked: How Can I Help My Dog's Dental Health Whilst at ...

How Can I Help My Dog's Dental Health Whilst at Home?

Asked: What age can arthritis strike dogs at and how can ...

What age can arthritis strike dogs at and how can I help ease the discomfort for my dog?

Asked: What kind of activities can I do with my dog in ...

What kind of activities can I do with my dog in order to help us bond more?

Be The First To Answer

Other people asked questions on various topics, and are still waiting for answer. Would be great if you can take a sec and answer them

Ask a Question... We'll forward it to people who know

More Questions

How to train dog not to eat stuff

A dog eats everything because that is his/her way to understanding the world (like the way a child puts everything in his mouth when he/she first begins exploring the world). If you give your dog something to play with, like a chew bone, your dog will likely forget about everything else and stay ...

My dog is very small and she eats chocolate what will happen?

Don't you think I know that.... she took herself I didnt give it to her

What can a dog eat to thicken the blood

Why do you want your dog to get a blood clot?

How can i eat healthily at social events?

Some ways you can avoid overeating when you go out is to drink a full glass of water before you go. Focus mainly on fresh fruits and vegetables or bread with whole grains. These will help you stay feeling full.