View Full Version : Dougall Acting Strange

23rd September 2009, 10:21 PM
I have noticed when Dougall is drinking water, after about 5 seconds he jumps sideways as though something has bitten his nose. The bowl is one of these non spill ones with a rim (I use it as it helps with keeping their ears dry) I have put my head down in the bowl with him to see if its a reflection or something else, its not. I have changed the water bowl to a normal feeding bowl and the same thing happened but the bowl of water going everywhere when he jumps. Do you think he could have a headache or some kind of pressure? Any ideas? He is due to go back to Clare Rusbridge in about 1 week.

24th September 2009, 02:10 PM
Do you have the bowl raised? Leaning forward might be uncomfortable for him. Try putting the bowl on something like a couple of telephone directories, you'll have to gauge the height he finds comfortable.

24th September 2009, 04:59 PM
Yes, thank you have done this and he is much better! Will organise some raised bowls for both of them, I don't know why I didn't think of it.

24th September 2009, 08:06 PM
Hi Tania,
im glad the higher bowl has helped Dougall,these are the ones we have & i really reccomend them:)


24th September 2009, 09:18 PM
Thank you, I will get this organised straight away.