Supper Time – A Film Friday Production

No event is more important in our daily lives than supper time, unless maybe breakfast time. Either way, we share it for this week’s Film Friday.

One question we always get is why we feed in crates. We believe the dinner should be eaten at our own pace, without worry that a neighbor might try to steal our food. Sure, we have all been taught “Thou Shalt Not Covet Thy Neighbor’s Kibble,” but when your bowl has been polished clean, sometimes you can forget those rules.

Don’t worry, as soon as everyone is finished, we are back to romping through Sibe Quentin.

We hope you enjoy this week’s Film Friday production of Supper Time!

7 Comments

  1. Susan on October 7, 2017 at 12:02 pm

    What order do you feed in? Is it by the pack’s dominance hierarchy? I used to have 2 dogs, and I learned to feed the dominant one first. She also got petted first, put in the car first, leashed first, etc.

    I’m surprised they weren’t barking. My Schneagle (beagle/miniature schnauzer mix) tends to let me know if meals are late. Just to keep me on schedule.

    • The Thundering Herd on October 7, 2017 at 12:46 pm

      More or less, oldest to youngest EXCEPT Typhoon is the first of the juniors to get fed. That stems back to his finickiness in eating and trying to give him the maximum eating time. Fortunately, he is eating well now, but no need to change the order.

      (Part of the reason we feed in crates is to avoid dominance issues around food).

  2. S Deaver on October 6, 2017 at 1:05 pm

    You’ve discussed a couple of different special menus for specific pups. How many meals are specific out of the six?

    • The Thundering Herd on October 6, 2017 at 1:15 pm

      Right now, we are quite fortunate that the base meals are all the same.

      Typhoon takes 3 pills each morning, but he is such a devious character (sucking pills out of peanut butter and hiding them under his crate) that he gets the pills one by one, down the throat, and with a check of his mouth after. Poor guy.

      Everyone over the age of 6 gets a Synovi G-4 supplement at dinner (which means – shockingly – that Typhoon will start that in January).

      Qannik gets arthritis medicine with all of his meals.

      And, finally, sometimes Cheoah gets a spoonful of WD can food mixed because her stomach sometimes gets a little upset.

  3. Lori on October 6, 2017 at 7:45 am

    I love the dinner dance of Typhoon and Frankie!!

  4. Mom 'n Ebby on October 6, 2017 at 3:41 am

    Mom sez: I love how they are all so patient, and well-behaved while waiting for their turn. Even the “newest” members of the Herd. Did it take long for them to learn “patience”?

    • The Thundering Herd on October 6, 2017 at 6:26 am

      We are known to mumble about the slowness of food delivery.

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