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My 2 dogs, both of them 3 years old, one is a Shih Tzu-Sparky and the other one is a Golden Retriever-Kaci. Lately, they've been picky about eating their food unless I mix it with something "good" like canned dog food or a small amount of soup with a meat or cheese base. If I do feed them canned dog food, I make sure it doesn't contain wheat gluten. I think one reason why they're being picky about eating is because my family's kitchen is "off limits" since it's being remodeled. They're used to being fed in the kitchen. One of my 2 dogs, the Shih Tzu, is mostly blind which may be another factor in why he's being picky about eating. When I do mix their dog food with somthing "good", I give them mostly dry food. Kaci eats Healthwise with a mixture of canned dog food or "human food". She doesn't seem to like Healthwise that well. I've tried other "premium" brands and she either refuses to eat it or doesn't like that well. I also have that problem with Sparky. He refuses to eat any dry dog food that is "healthy". Right now, he's eating Purina One with a mixute of canned dog food or "human food" Is it okay to mix a little of chicken broth with dog food? I was thinking of giving them a homemade dog food but I think it would be too time consuming and I would need easy dog recipes. Once, my mom bought the dogs Purina Beneful and they seemed to love that particular kind but it's one of the worst to feed to a dog.
 

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I think you are right about the dogs being picky now because of the kitchen remodel. Dogs really thrive on routine and that could be part of the problem. There is nothing wrong with adding something to your dogs food. The dogs don't know what is human food and what is dog food. I feed my dogs Nutro Ultra and they really seem to like it. In the morning I put either a bit of shredded cheese, cottage cheese or yogurt on their food and at night they all get a spoonful of dog food. They might also get a bit of leftover veggies, they love carrots and green beans. I wouldn't worry about them not eating too much, as long as you are sure they aren't sick or there is some other reason they aren't eating. They will eat when they are hungry enough.
 

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When we have our Frannie stay at the pet resort they add chicken broth to her food. It is the only way they can get her to eat the first couple of days. My vet said it was fine.
 

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Any ideas on how to get cats to eat? I have tried everything and all I get is the sad moon eyes. they won't eat just plain chicken or beef and I have tried gravy with it.m Tehy are eating alittle dry food but not much. TIA
 
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