He gave the dog food first. Right there. I'd trust this guy with my bank codes. He mentioned that he had to put food back, so hunger or the specter of hunger was lurking in his mind, BUT he fed his dog before he dug into the unexpected bounty. I would be sorely tempted to find out what he feeds and drop 50 pounds or so off at thanksgiving or Christmas this year, ease the burden a bit. Make the card out with yer dog(s) names.
Never cook bacon while naked.