What To Do If Your Dog Eats Once A Day

What To Do If Your Dog Eats Once A Day

Dogs are widely known to love eating. So, when dogs seem less interested in their meals, many dog parents naturally become concerned.

Veterinarians recommend that dog parents feed adult dogs twice daily, while puppies should be fed their daily rations divided into three or more meals a day. If your dog eats once instead of enjoying all the meals you give them, you may try the following things to increase their appetite:

  1. Let your dog eat in a quiet place: If there is too much excitement around your dog’s feeding area, they may become distracted and ignore their food.
  2. Feed your dog after their walk or exercise: Walking your dog before mealtimes may help stimulate appetite. Consider scheduling their meals after exercises rather than before.
  3. Moisten the kibbles: Some dogs may prefer a little moisture in their food. You can soften your dog’s kibbles by soaking them in warm water for a while.
  4. Establish a routine: Routines help your dog know what you expect from them each day and at a particular time. Establish a feeding routine and stick to it to make your dog anticipate mealtimes.

If you have tried all of these tips and your dog still refuses to eat, it could be a sign of a health issue. It would be best to consult your veterinarian for a proper diagnosis to know your next line of action.

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