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Our Puggle, MysteeMae refuses to sleep all night. This

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Our Puggle, MysteeMae refuses to sleep all night. This started when we put her on a diet 6 months ago She get's up 2-3 times during the night and barks until she get's some food. We can no longer function with this disruption of sleep She's 7 years old
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Gabby replied 1 year ago.
Hi this is Dr. Gabby. That sounds terrible. I have a few additional questions for you.How much does she weigh now?What do you feed her and how much?What times of day do you feed her?Has she had her thyroid tested with blood work?How much exercise does she get each day?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
She did weigh 52 lbs now's down to 35lbs She get feed twice daily,morning and evening a small handful of weight management dry food,. a tablespoon of weight management wet food and large quantity of broccoli and string beans. In order for her to go back to sleep at night we give her a handful of dry food around 12AM. She goes out for a walk in the morning and in the evening. She has been tested and has no thyroid problem . She always looking for food when we walk her and will eat anything she finds on the ground including Cat Poo.