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Canine Behavior/Sudden Fear of Food Bowl


Denise wrote at 2012-12-05 18:38:07
Our miniature pin started this same behavior last night. He is acting like the bowl is going to hurt him. He runs from it and stretches as far as he can to a sniff. He wouldn't even take it from my hand, but could tell he wanted to eat. So I put food on floor and he ate it cautiously at first. I put more downwind slowly started trailing it to his dish. Then it was right outside his dish, then I put it in dish and he ate. We'll se what happens at next feeding, but so far, this worked!

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Anne Springer, B.S., Dip., CAPCT


I am happy to answer questions about: dog behavior and training, therapy dogs, training disabled dogs, training recently rescued dogs, and managing off leash play groups.


Professionally involved in teaching private and group lessons, and doing behavior consultations. American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen Evaluator, Therapy Dogs, Inc. Tester/Observer. Special interest in pet/elder issues, and in therapy dogs.

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