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post #1 of 17 (permalink) Old 12-23-2013, 03:16 PM Thread Starter
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Got another dog!

He's 8 months old....what have I done?!? God help me!
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Jeez, did he even chew the food? lol he went in on that bowl!

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Nice looking dog, but I have to ask if its healthy for him to eat that way?

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That surely isn't good to eat food that fast if that was gsd would cause torsion hope not the same for that breed

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What kind of dog is that? Sorry... couldn't resist.
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post #6 of 17 (permalink) Old 12-23-2013, 04:19 PM
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Nice looking dog, but I have to ask if its healthy for him to eat that way?
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That surely isn't good to eat food that fast if that was gsd would cause torsion hope not the same for that breed
Serious question: How could you slow him down?
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Serious question: How could you slow him down?
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That's actually a good idea! Or I could just sprinkle the kibble on the ground.


I'll have to get video of him drinking....it's a atrocious! He submerges his whole snout underwater, it makes the biggest mess.
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A friend puts a softball in her dogs bowl to slow him down. He has to eat around it.


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post #10 of 17 (permalink) Old 12-23-2013, 05:08 PM
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The softball idea is a good one..they also sell bowls for dogs with dividers specifically to slow them down and avoid bloat/gastric torsion. I had a dog die from that when I was a teenager ..it is a terrible way to go. Slow that boy down!

He is gorgeous , good luck and many happy years with him

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