Can my dog loose weight?

Yes, the dog can lose weight during long boarding.

Reasons-
Because of stress, the dog may eat less or skip meal
Because of higher activity, if the dog does eat more than usual.

To address this issue- We always advise the parents to bring the dog to daycare / boarding a couple of times before the actual long-boarding . When the dog becomes familiar with the atmosphere, people, other dogs and routine…. Specifically after coming for a couple of times , the dog understands- he is going to go back to his family. After they develop this trust- normally the issue of losing weight gets addressed.

Secondly- we have a process of – weekly weight update for every dog that stays more than 1 week.
We take the weight at the time of check in. Then every week, the parents get updates on weight and feeding charts. If we find the dog is losing weight- we discuss with the parents on what measures can be taken – like adding wet/ canned food or boiled meat to address the issue.


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