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Eating Too Fast Can Have Serious Health Consequences

Eating Too Fast Can Have Serious Health Consequences

Tips for slowing your dog's meals.

Many dogs eat extremely fast, and they do so for a number of reasons. One of them is that they simply don’t taste food as well as we do, so there’s no benefit to chewing it longer. While we have about 9,000 taste buds on our tongues, dogs have only about 2,000.

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