Is your old dog not eating? It probably has nothing to do with hunger
Older dog not eating? Common explanations and what you should do
Your dog is not only your best friend, but also a member of your family. Sharing your life with an old dog is a joy and a privilege, and you've most likely been through a lot together through the years. Just like the bump in health issues, we see in human senior citizens, an increased risk of health problems is also common in senior dogs.
Older dogs frequently experience changes in their eating and sleeping patterns, such as sleeping more often or a decrease in appetite. If you have an old dog eating but not drinking water, or an old dog sleeping a lot and not eating, it's time to bring your senior pooch to the vet for a checkup. Here's what you need to know about an old dog not eating, from why it happens to what you can do about it.