In general, healthy dogs can live up to a week without food.
If older or younger dogs do not eat, they can only survive for 3-5 days at most.
If a dog doesn’t eat for three days, it can develop low blood sugar, dehydration, electrolyte disturbances, nutrient deficiencies, liver disease, kidney disease and other problems.
So when a dog is not eating, the owner needs to find out the reason in time, whether it is because of picky eating, bad mood, depression, or illness.
If it is due to illness, it should be taken seriously. If you are not able to determine the cause, you can consult a vet.
Can a dog go 8 hours without eating?
If you have an emergency that needs to be dealt with, and you don’t have time to feed your dog or temporarily forget to feed your dog, will your dog be affected?
It’s OK for a puppy to be hungry for a day or not to eat. Just like people, there are times when we don’t want to eat.
However, you need to ensure that your dog has an adequate water supply. Water is more important to dogs than food. A dog that doesn’t eat or drink will live shorter than a dog that can drink water.
Lionpapa’s dog water fountain with 3L large capacity can help you provide abundant water to your dog.
Under normal conditions, the puppy’s daily drinking amount, according to 80ml per kilogram of water to calculate.
For adult dogs, a day is 100ml of water per kilogram of body weight.
For example, a small dog weighing 6kg needs 600ml of water every day, and Lionpapa’s water fountain can provide it with water for five days.
If your dog does not eat for several days, you should pay attention to it.
In the course of daily feeding, you need to feed your dog regularly, and then remove the food after the meal, do not let it eat the surplus food, to help it develop a good eating habit.
If you don’t have too much time to feed the dog, you can do that with Lionpapa’s automatic pet feeder. Once you set the time, it will serve the meal at a fixed time. It can serve up to 4 meals a day.
It has a 4L large capacity that can provide foods for your dog with many days. Its shell is well sealed and strong, so dogs can’t easily access the food inside.