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Help, my dog won't eat

Sam & Blake
September 3rd, 2008, 12:09 PM
Lately my siberian husky jack does not want to eat. He is getting too skinny and we're getting worried. We've tried mixing wet and dry food, switching foods..we're running out of ideas. he's not sick or anything, its like he woke up one day and didn't want to eat. Any suggestions?

September 3rd, 2008, 12:12 PM
Welcome to the board

Have you taken him to the vet for some bloodwork? Any pet not eating is a sign of illness and should be seen by a vet.

Somebody should be around to recommend some tasty treats that may help get your dog to eat.

September 3rd, 2008, 12:22 PM
People here can only advise you on keeping him hydrated until you get to a vet - which should be soonest.

When a dog starts to loose alot of weight and refuses to eat - there is no remedy that is going to help him. He needs a professional that has 'hands on' to determine what the problem is.

Are his gums still pinkish? Does he drink water?

It can be worms, an upstruction, an illness....please have him seen in order to get the BEST advice.

September 3rd, 2008, 12:24 PM
How many days has he gone without eating? From what I understand Huskies are not big eaters. We have a Husky X and recently he went on vacation with my daughter and ate 3 meals in 6 days, as soon as he came home he was fine. Could it be stress?
Some days our guy will turn his nose up in the morning at breakfast and his evening meal will eat some but not all.

September 3rd, 2008, 12:36 PM
The best advice for you is to see a vet. No one here can tell you why or what is wrong. Symptoms can be similiar in many illnesses so you may be led down a wrong road.

Seeing a professional is the only way you will know what is wrong with your dog.