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Sick Dogs and Cats that won’t Eat – Pet Tip 252

We all know how important nutrition is to good health. Food gives us fuel for energy and allows us to do things that we usually take for granted. The same goes for animals. However, when an animal is sick, or is in the hospital, it can often be very tricky to get them to eat properly. The term “anorexia” means that an animal is inappetent, uninterested in food, and has stopped eating. It is very important to keep the calories up in a sick patient since this is the time they need them the most. Nutritionists have calculated formulas for energy requirements for different sized animals that are healthy.

Owner:
Rick & Erin Thirsk
City:
Saskatoon
Province, Country:
SK, Canada
Type/Breed:
Lab X
Date of Birth:
unknown
Date of Death
March 2002
Sex:
Male
Height:
Not Provided
Weight:
Not Provided
Coat Colour:
Brown
Eye Colour:
Brown

Max was a sweet, playful, affectionate dog that we had for six weeks. He loved playing with our other dog Soda and our cats Harley and Davidson, and the kids. We got Max when he was a year old, and enjoyed every minute with him. Tragically one day, he bit our daughter, she required stitches.  Unsure why, thinking he may have gotten hurt and was very loving after, (our daughter wanted him to stay), we gave him a second chance, the next morning he nipped at our son and the decision was made to put him to sleep. We miss him.

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