Train your dog to eat more slowly
A small, brown and white dog is eating food from their bowl. There is a tennis ball in the bowl of food encouraging the pooch to eat more slowly.

Train your dog to eat more slowly

12 March 2023

Does your dog get so excited at meal time that they eat a bit too fast? Watch this Hound Hack trick to train them to eat more slowly.

  • To help your dog slow down and enjoy every last bite, place a ball in the middle of their food bowl. Make sure the bowl is not too small that they could swallow or choke on it.
  • The ball becomes a fun obstacle and your dog will have to keep moving it around to eat their meal.
  • But beware - extra clever dogs who may be able to push the ball out of the bowl.

For some more tips and tricks, have a read of our slow feeder dog bowls article or our DIY Spin the Bottle toy.

This article is for information only, and should never replace any advice, diagnosis or treatment from your veterinary surgeon. Always contact your local vet or out of hours vet without delay if you have any concerns about your dog.

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