Why do dogs gulp down their food?

In the wild, before dogs were fed out of shiny metal bowls twice a day, they hunted in packs for their food with no guarantee of finding any.

Because instinct dies hard our dogs today continue to eat their food as if a pack of dogs were vying for the same food. Taste means little to them, they go for the smell.

Eating in this manner can cause vomiting, choking, bloat, and digestive issues.

Putting your pet’s usual meal in a treat type toy, such as a Kong, will slow your pet down and make him work to get his meal.




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