Old dog won't eat
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I have a 12 and a half year old cocker spaniel. He had his teeth seen to in February- clean and extraction of a couple of dodgy teeth. He has been eating fine till about 5/6 weeks ago but has got to the stage of being picky/ hardly eating at all . First he would only eat chicken flavoured dry dog food, then he refused that, so I changed to beef. He ate that for a while but then refused it. I tried him then on soft canned dog food. That was ok for a while but he's turned his nose up at that now. I went to the butchers and got some turkey mince raw. He wolfed it down on one day but refused it the next day so I cooked it. He still refused it. Next doors have a puppy they're feeding a different brand of food. Some of that has been proferred today. Initially he had a bit but so far hasn't eaten any more. I've googled for advice and main ideas seem to be old dogs simply can get very picky or something wrong with teeth. Since the teeth were done relatively recently I don't think it's teeth. I'm going to phone the vets for advice tomorrow , unless he suddenly eats more today. He's now sleeping a lot more and has drastically reduced the distance he will walk in one go, so I'm taking him on short walks at least 3 times a day. He's recently been wormed so I don't think that's the cause. What are your suggestions other than vet tomorrow?