Dogs are capable of eating anything that can go in their mouths. Conversely, a lot of them can also be picky eaters. Their appetite largely depends on what their owners decide to feed them. If they are very particular with their food, owners would often find themselves in a tricky spot.
One Korean couple found themselves constantly bickering because of their dogs’ eating habits. The dogs no longer accept ordinary dog food. They prefer to eat a mix of chicken and rice, nothing else. The couple found this to be too costly for their monthly budget.
When the wife is out for work, the husband is in charge of feeding the dogs. He’s responsible for spoiling the dogs because he allows them to eat what they want. He has made no effort to correct their diet, and the couple had to face the consequences.
The couple consulted a veterinarian to find out if there’s a way to fix their dogs’ eating habits. First, the vet reassured the couple that the dogs are still healthy, but their dietary needs change. Then the vet gave the couple a step-by-step solution to the problem.
The couple was instructed to not give the dogs anything else aside from regular dog food. If they don’t touch the food after an hour, it gets taken away. This method lets the dogs know that there is nothing else to eat, so they should take what they’re given while it’s there.
The couple complied with the instructions given to them. As predicted, the dogs didn’t touch their food at first. However, after some time, they understood what was going on. In the end, they had no choice but to consume the food that was given to them.
With the dogs’ diet restored to normal, they’re expected to live longer. The couple also doesn’t have to worry about their exorbitant food expenses anymore. Furthermore, the couple stopped arguing with each other, which benefited their relationship.
Video courtesy of SBS TV Animals via Youtube.