Introduction: Get a Dog to Eat(and Like) a Pill
Today I took my english mastiff puppy to the vet and she had to take some antibiotics when we got back home, and the puppy (her name is liberty) hates pills. What to do? read on young one.
Step 1: Supplies
What you need.
and of course
(drum roll please)
A Puppy! (who hates pills)
Step 2: No Rice Flour?
What did you say? you don't have rice flour in your kitchen? no worries
what you need
pour the rice in the blender and run it on "chop" or "blend" for about a minute.
not the finest flour but it works.
Step 3: Make It
Mix a pinch of chicken broth with approx 1 tsp of water, stir well. stir in rice flour until a paste forms (about the consistincy of grits) mix well and crush all clumps. open pill (if its a solid pill then crush with heavy knife) and mix pill powder with dough. Stir the whole thing well and add a little more water so that the consistincy is like soupy grits, pour on plate and offer to dog. Dog should start to lick it up.
Step 4: Trouble Shooting
dog doesn't like it? add a small bit of P-nut butter and mix well, dog should really like it then.
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