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Dog refuses to eat dry food now?

My Black Lab has been eating dry food for roughly 2-3 years. I gave him a can of wet dog food once a day for 3 days because he has been really good and I figured he deserved a reward, he doesn't like treats. However, now he refuses to eat his dry dog food because he expects the wet food. He'll nibble on the dry food, then beg for wet food. He hasn't been eating very well for the past few days because of this, is there anyway to get him to eat dry food again and get him off the habit of expecting wet food?

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There are various reasons why a dog may turn up his nose at his food? Refusing to eat dry dog food could just mean that your dog is a picky eater, but it also could be a sign of a more health problem.

Check the steps you can take to help get him eating again :

Make sure he’s healthy - Dogs won’t eat if they’re not feeling well; Especially if they’re suffering from intestinal or dental issues, so contact the Vet for advise.

Break Bad Habits - offer your dog his regular dry food to help curb his picky tendencies over time.

Enhancing his meal - If your dog is not eating his dry food, you may want to mix a small amount of wet food into your dog’s regular dry food to make it more palatable.

you must stop giving him any wet food immediately... only give him the dry food... he shall beg and mope around for days (probably 4 to 5 days) but once he gets hungry enough and realizes the wet food is not coming, he shall eat the dry again...

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