Hungry post whelp bitch

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  1. syndie

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    I am having a problem, of course I am by myself today with 10 puppies and mom, I ran out of her commercial dog food. I cannot leave, I have ground venison, pork, plain whole fat yogurt, and steel cut oats. Will this do until this evening? Any ideas


    ETA she is very hungry!!!
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Rolling Down The River

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    I would worry about pancreatitis switching from a dry food to a rich meat diet so quickly. What brand of dog food are you feeding?
     
  3. syndie

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    I use diamond hi energy for my dobies, I will get some tonight, she is producing milk and was very hungry, I thought I had enough but I didn’t realize she would be this voracious!
     
  4. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

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    Do you have any cans of chicken noodle soup? Dilute it with two times the water . Heat it and then cool till warm. And serve to her.
    Best,
    Karen
     
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  5. TheGoldenGirlz

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    Uncooked meat will do just fine until you can get her regular food. She may experience some digestive issues but you can decide between her being hungry and weird poops
     
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  6. oldhenlikesdogs

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    I might try a bit of the meat mixed with something like rice or noodles. Give it in smaller amounts. New mom's do get very hungry.
     
  7. ashlandco

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    I used rice when I didn’t have dog food. Just plain rice:lau
     
  8. syndie

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    This I have that too
     
  9. syndie

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    Thx good idea I didn’t think of noodles
     
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  10. syndie

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    Don’t know if I’m brave enough for this but thanks for the input!
     

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