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Old September 8th, 2009, 10:27 AM
dayledann dayledann is offline
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food for an 18 year old chihuaha

My 94 year old mother's service dog is an 18 year old chihuaha who will not eat any dog food anymore.
Any suggestions?
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Old September 8th, 2009, 10:41 AM
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Shaykeija Shaykeija is offline
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First you should go see a vet. In my heart, I would say, at 18 years young, feed it what ever it's little heart wants. Good luck and give us updates and pictures.
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Old September 8th, 2009, 12:14 PM
joeysmama joeysmama is offline
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18years? I agree with Shaykeija. If this doggie wants people food give I'd say it's well deserved. Not pasta, but an egg, some chicken, beef whatever.
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Old September 8th, 2009, 12:16 PM
BenMax BenMax is offline
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I agree with others, but I would certainly see a vet ASAP. To encourage dogs to eat, I always buy those ready made greasy chickens - it always works even with the dogs that I get that are literally dying. The only ones that did not respond where parvo dogs.
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