How to get my dog to eat?
I got a cockapoo puppy in January. They say she was born November 21, but she seemed too young to me. I thought once she was older she would eat better, but she still only eats at most one can (1 portion) of wet food. It's not that she gets distracted by the other dogs, I started putting her in her crate to eat 3 days ago.
The first day she ate it all with no problems, but the second day she ate half of it then stopped and sat there for ~15 minutes. I tried to get her to eat more, but she took a bite, then got visibly frustrated (crying, pawing at the bowl/blanket) so I let her out.
The third day was perfect, she ate instantly, but today she ate half of it then cried and refused to eat anymore (but she looked like she was trying when I offered her another piece).
The only other time I locked her up to eat was when I would shower in the morning, I would keep her + her food in the bathroom. At first it worked great, but after awhile she would start ignoring her food, and when I just leave it out for her, she ignores it and the big dogs eat it. Now she's started getting smart and actually leading them to it.
Anyone else ever had this problem? I'm starting to get worried that she's not growing out of it.