Guide To Australian Shepherd Training & Care

Moving The Bowl

by L.B.

I have two 10 month old Aussies. When I feed them one will pick his bowl up and move it to a different area to eat (spilling it in the process). Why does he do this?

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Moving the bowl
by: Anonymous

Hello. I think this might be because the other dog is the dominant one and he does not feel secure enough to eat near him. Take a good look to the other dogs? behavior. Check his body language, that can tell you a lot.

Moving food
by: Anonymous

Wow, Aussies are so smart! Have you tried feeding them separately or putting his bowl where he moves it from the start?

movong bowls
by: Wilda

I would put their bowls in slighly different places, but let them eat at the same time. Although they may visit eachothers bowls and check o see that they each have the same food, they will go to their perspective corners, and eat. funny, but true, my two did the same thing.

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