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Bella won't eat

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Bella is a 4 Y.O. female brindle. She has always had issues with her weight. We found out at age 6 months she had an allergy to chicken and has been chicken free for 3.5 years. 4 weeks ago Bella decided to give up eating. We tried all the tricks to include adding bone broth, hamburger rice, and wet food. These options worked for a meal or two but then back to nothing. Took her to the vet and ran blood test, checked teeth and stool. All tests were normal, stool was soft. Bella was given "entice" to spark her appetite, flora to put on her food for her tummy and an antibiotic for her soft stool. It's been 4 days and Bella has eaten about 1.5 cups of food total. Yesterday we bought CBD oil, first time with the hope she would get her appetite. Its been 2 doses, .05 of a dropper and she has slept and continues to be lethargic. I'm defeated as to what I can do at this point. I'm retired and with Bella all day. Has anyone experienced this with their boxer?
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Aww, man that, just suck's so much!!! When I asked for "update's??" I don't think many of us were expecting this kinda new's??

Sigh sadly many of us gone thru and many still do .... And the shock of it happening to dog's so young. Is just an extra "punch in the gut," as it were. It's most likely gonna be a rough couple of week's. But the pain will lessen over time.

Still a head's up, sigh if your are having her "Cremated??" Some time is gonna go by ... And you'll be delighted when you her she is back and can come home! And when she gets, home it will be all good again for about 30 second's?? And then when "Reality Kick's," in again, it's like .. "yeah she's gone," for real ....

So that will, kinda suck. But don't disappear on us! "Saddly," we have many member's that find there way here after they have lost of Boxer. Trail of tear's as it were. It just seems to be a thing???

But looking forward anyway. Since you "had," (and sorry again ...) a girl and boy. I have question's bout that and the differences between the two. And since you actually have a "Working Boxer!" LOL well that is pretty rare around here! So when your ready ... we would like to know more.

Cause for the most part around here, most of the Boxer's on this, "Board's "Job," is being an "almost perfect family pet!" And while that might sound like "No Big Deal??" Depending on the "Breed," it can be a very big deal indeed!

But you know that is down road. Right now just take care of your self, know you are not alone in your sense of grief. We got your back. And again ... sorry for your loss. :(
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Really for your loss, especially so early in Bella's life.
Baxter's a good looking boy, and the first Boxer service dog I've seen. Good luck with the training.
Take care.
On Tv many year's ago. I saw a "Seeing eye Boxer!" I was stunned and almost fell out of my chair! And a few year's ago I saw a "Boxer," service Dog.

I don't know what she did?? But you could tell the dog was different??

The couple was leaving and the dog was off leash. The dog was off leash and stayed by her owner. She was pretty calm and I "wanted to meet her," and ask question's of course! But I had to respect there space.

She saw me and looked?? But kept a grip on her behavior! So "obviously," not a typical Boxer! :)

They are out there ... just not very common. :)
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