Older dog won't eat.
Age: 11-15 years
My dog is a mutt, 14yrs old, and has been acting strangely as of late. She doesn't eat her food right away and goes outside to lick the snow/ lay in it (on her belly only). Should I be worried?
Dr. Marie replied:
Any time an older dog does not want to eat then I do get worried.
This may be a sign of an age related disease such as kidney disease or cancer.
People always ask me if they can change the dog's food to get them to eat, but usually when this type of thing is happening it's because they are not feeling well and not because they don't like the food.
Looks like it's time to take her to the vet.
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