View Full Version : Feeding at night

Harley & Carley
30th July 2007, 02:04 PM
Many of you have offered advice on encouraging Carley to eat more. We have just completed about 10 pounds of "Satin Balls" and have seen a little weight gain, but no improvement in eating habits.
The last 2 nights, she has refused her dinner (they eat once/day with a light snack in the AM), and I have placed the meal in the crate with her at bedtime. Both nights, she has eaten almost the entire bowl of food.
Should I continue or am I creating another set of problems? Keep in mind that I have tried this at meal time with no results.
Thanks again.

30th July 2007, 08:47 PM
If it isn't causing any problems, I don't see any issue with feeding late at night like this. Wonder if she'd eat earlier in the evening if you had the crate darkened?

30th July 2007, 09:11 PM
Would agree with Karlin there, if it isn't a problem then carry on, at least she is eating albeit at a strange time, would also agree with maybe popping a blanket over the box to darken it up a little and encourage her to eat at a more acceptable time!