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AHHHHH!!! I think I'm going to have a nervous breakdown with trying to feed Wyatt and Doc. Wyatt gets fed first but he's been so picky lately, he just looks at you like "I'm not eating that!" and walks away. Then, enter Doc, the new rambunctious boy who will eat anything BUT his food. When I put Wyatt's up and set down Doc's, HE proceeds to look at me like "yeah right, mamma."
Long story short, how on earth do you feed two dogs????? Help!!!! :freak:
 

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I feed all 3 of mine at the same time all in their own bowl....they do get a little loud and rambuchous when I am filling the bowls but once that is done, they have to sit and be quiet. All of them, then I put their bowls down..Nobody goes to anyone elses bowl....I stand there in the kitchen until they are all done then all sit again and get a cookie, and they think the cookie thing is the most important...And all is Happy
 

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I feed all three in their crates

The girls get fed 1st and boing :bounce: :bounce2: about till they get fed.

Caleb is Mr Fussy and has to be co-erced to eat, I have to tempt him to his bowl and have to stand near him while he eats. he eats very slowly and takes 10 mins to clear his bowl (always been the same).

The girls go outside when they have finised and Caleb goes out when he has finished. If i left them all together Foxy and Gwenni would eat his dinner too and he would let them.

Sometimes I think Caleb is a sandwich short of a picnic as he lives in his own little world
 

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Quote:Originally posted by Hellen Louise:
Sometimes I think Caleb is a sandwich short of a picnic as he lives in his own little world
:biglaugh: Of course, being the gentleman he is, he just backs up and LETS her eat his dinner unless I'm there to officiate.

Don't worry, you'll figure out a process. However, if a dog doesn't finish his dinner, or walks away......put it up, give no other food until the next meal. That nips picky eating in the bud.
 

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We also do the "sit and wait for your food" approach. Popcorn didn't know stay when we got her (she isn't much better now) but Booker and Moose did, so we would make them sit and wait patiently over on one side of the kitchen while we put Popcorn's bowl down first on the other... then we put the other two bowls down and and everyone would go at it. None of ours are picky eaters so it usually isn't a problem with anyone leaving food behind for the others - except that Booker eats more slowly than the other two so sometimes we have to stop Popcorn or Moose from swooping in and going for her food while she is still eating.

Just over the last few weeks, though, Booker has stopped waiting patiently for her food and has started charging Popcorn's bowl as soon as we put it down... she is on a bit of a diet and I think the hunger is starting to get to her!

I think it will just take time to work out a routine for feeding Wyatt and Doc - see what works and what doesn't - with feeding them in separate rooms always an option for a bit.
 

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I feed my two the same food and they get fed at the same time. They both wolf the food down trying to make sure that the other can't eat theirs. They get fed at opposite sides of the kitchen.

What food are you feeding them? Maybe they don't like it?
 

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We feed our two together, but they've grown up together. We make them sit when we are getting it ready and putting it down.. then they can move and eat it.

However, they hardly eat what we put down, when we put it down.. so we dont have any problem with one of them eating all the others food.

(... Erin)
 
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