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Old November 1st, 2010, 04:47 PM
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To tube or not to tube ...........

...... that is the question.
As a lot of you know I am dealing with liver issues and not eating with Benni.
http://www.pets.ca/forum/showthread.php?t=72561
While I pray we have the liver issues under control and will continue with hepatic support for Benni's lifetime we need some help with the eating situation.
Benni has been eating dry food in increasing amounts for a while now. She is up to about 20 to 25 pieces of dry food and treats a day. However, that is by far not enough to keep her going. Not to mention the whole dry food issue. I have been force feeding her for quite some time which is very stressful on her and me. I try not to show my stress but when I have to fight with her to eat it's difficult some days.
The vet has mentioned a feeding tube before. What I would like from you good folks is how you would deal with the situation. What would you do in my situation - tube or not tube (continue to force feed)?
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