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NancyH, Dog Expert:Rescue, Train,Breed,Care
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My dog seems hungry all of the time lately, even after she ...

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My dog seems hungry all of the time lately, even after she eats dinner.
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  NancyH replied 10 years ago.
How old is your dog?
What kind of food are you feeding?
What type of dog is this?
Customer: replied 10 years ago.
Reply to Nancy Holmes's Post: She is 11, and eats dry Iams mixed with rice and is a Bichon.
Expert:  NancyH replied 10 years ago.
At this age I would have your vet check her out as this could be due to a health problem such as Diabetes or Cushings disease (an adrenal gland problem).
Adult dogs can also get internal parasites just like pups so if she has not been checked for those that would be a good idea too.
Cushings is seen in this breed and you can read about this problem here in case that is what it is
Hope this helps you!