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Gray Dawn- Treader

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Barked: Wed Nov 28, '12 12:38pm PST 
We were going to get some more meat today. But our truck broke down yesterday. We took it to a shop today, and they said it's not fixable. So now we're without a vehicle.

What am I supposed to feed Treader for now? I think we may have some canned fish, but isn't mercury a concern? (Plus Treader doesn't like fish and I have a hard time getting him to eat it.) I've fed canned salmon on occasion, but pretty sure we don't have any right now.

I can feed him some beef patties, but after several days of that already he needs a bone-in meal and for variety's sake I want to feed something other than beef as he's had a lot of that lately.
(I can crush egg shells and mix them with the beef, of course, but he spits most of the egg shells out.)

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Maxwell

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Barked: Wed Nov 28, '12 1:22pm PST 
You could add some pureed veggies to the plain meat for some bulk. Eggs? Cheese? Yogurt? I wouldn't worry about too much mercury in fish for a week or so. Mostly mention it because you would try to avoid feeding such fish for long periods of time.
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Duke

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Barked: Wed Nov 28, '12 2:55pm PST 
Do you have a coffee grinder? Works great for turning eggshell into powder! No spitting that out if you mix it into the ground beef.
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Gray Dawn- Treader

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Barked: Wed Nov 28, '12 5:50pm PST 
No coffee grinder.


Are sardines okay to feed?
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Hadley

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Barked: Wed Nov 28, '12 5:59pm PST 
Sardines are really good to feed. I feed them at least once a week!
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Gray Dawn- Treader

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Barked: Wed Nov 28, '12 6:09pm PST 
That's good to know. Just gave Treader some and he seems to like them.

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Saya

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Barked: Wed Nov 28, '12 9:22pm PST 
Saya loves sardines! smile I always make sure I have some caned sardines, salmon or mackerel.
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Chance

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Barked: Wed Nov 28, '12 10:04pm PST 
Chance has been enjoying no-sodium added canned sardines this month with her joint supplements. Dog can get downright violent over canned sardines!
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Gray Dawn- Treader

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Barked: Thu Nov 29, '12 11:52pm PST 
Treader never liked salmon. Wonder if he'd like mackerel.thinking
In any case, I will try to feed fish a bit more often I think. He needs more variety than he's been getting.

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