<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>One of the most common queries we have in Lenda is the one that focuses on changing the food of our furry dogs and cats to avoid <strong>boredom</strong>.</span>

<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>It is very common to hear that it is necessary to change the food of our dogs and cats frequently to prevent them from getting tired or because, like us, they need a variety of food in their day to day life. </span>

<h3><strong> Is this true, and do dogs and cats get bored of eating the same food all the time? </strong></h3>

<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>The answer is <strong>no</strong>.</span>

<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>When we propose a change of food by <strong> by choice</strong> and not by reaction or need of the animal, what we are really doing is <strong>humanising it</strong>. </span>

<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>It often happens that the dog or cat eats a certain recipe and we, out of our own will and concern, begin to consider making a change even though they continue to eat normally. And the reasoning may make sense: since we eat one thing every day and we value variety, it is normal for us to be embarrassed if they always eat the same thing. But this is a mistake.
</span><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>Pero esto es un <strong>error</strong>. </span>

<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>We should think that dogs and cats, like any other animal, eat exclusively to satisfy their energy and nutritional needs, so they do not have the same concept of food as we do. In fact, they will always be governed firstly by their sense of smell and then by texture, crunch, density… etc.

<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>In animals the act of feeding is <strong>pure survival</strong> although, due to their coexistence with humans, this is changing. If we want to change their recipe for one from the same range there should be no problem, but we should not make these changes on a regular basis. Why? Because we can create a serious <strong>behavioural and habituation problem</strong> causing our furry friends to become <strong>capricious</strong> as access to food is no longer a problem. </span>

<h3><strong>What if my dog or cat is already in the habit?</strong></h3>.

<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>In this case, we can look for ways to try to solve it by <strong>intercalating different recipes</strong></strong>: </span>.

<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>The idea is to have two recipes of different proteins and alternate them. We choose one of the recipes as “the main one” and every two or three sacks we change for the other reference or buy two small sacks and, once a week, give our furry a different intake. </span>

<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>The <strong>wet food</strong> and the <strong>snacks</strong> are a very good option to ensure that our dog or cat does not reject its usual food but we should never overdo it as we can aggravate the problem. </span>


<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>In any case, if you have any doubts about how to feed your furry friend or you have problems because he or she has bad eating habits, <strong>leave us your query and we will be happy to help! </strong></span></span>

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