Labrdor Retrievers being picky eaters? - Sploot

Labrdor Retrievers being picky eaters?

Labrador Retrievers are a popular breed of dog known for their intelligence, loyalty, and friendly disposition. They are a medium to large-sized breed, with a sturdy build and a thick, water-resistant coat. Labs are intelligent and easy to train, which makes them a popular choice for service and assistance work. They are also energetic and athletic, and need regular exercise and mental stimulation to stay happy and healthy.

Labs are generally good with children and other pets and make great family dogs. They are also very social and thrive on human companionship. Labradors are known for their love of food and can be prone to obesity if they are not given proper exercise and a balanced diet. Overall, Labradors are intelligent, loyal, and friendly dogs that make great companions for people of all ages.

It can be frustrating when a pet is a picky eater, but there are a few things you can try to encourage your Labrador to eat more:

  1. Make sure they are getting the right type of food. Some dogs may be more prone to eat a specific type of food, such as wet or dry.

  2. Try changing the way you serve their food. Some dogs may prefer their food served in a different bowl, or at a different time of day.

  3. Add some variety to their diet. Consider incorporating some wet food, or adding some finely chopped vegetables to their dry food.

  4. Check with your veterinarian. There may be an underlying health issue causing your Labrador to be a fussy eater.

  5. Avoid giving your Labrador table scraps or treats between meals. This can make them less interested in their regular food.

  6. Be patient. It may take some time for your Labrador to adjust to new foods or a new feeding routine.


At sploot we have a wide range of fresh pet food which is catered to the most fussy of eaters. Don't believe us ?

Give it a try and watch your dog gobble it up in seconds.

I hope these tips are helpful! If you are still having trouble getting your Labrador to eat, it is a good idea to consult with your veterinarian for further advice.


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