Decompression does not follow a straight-line trajectory. It’s more like a hilly road with bumps, valleys, plateaus and peaks. It takes time, patience and understanding for decompression to be effective, and the timeline is different for each individual, dog or human.
Even the expert canine nutritionists can’t agree among themselves on the best ingredients or even the percentages of fat, protein and carbohydrates.
If you are even bothering to read this e-book, you should be commended because you at least care enough about your dog and his/her health to research your dog’s kibble.
As a canine behavior specialist and professional dog trainer, I work with clients who adopt rescue dogs from various places, and just when the dog is beginning to get “comfortable,” they want to return the dog because he or she is not “perfect” or is not as originally presented.
Getting a pallet of 1000 lbs of dog food from the National Greyhound re-donation program is almost as thrilling as bringing a new dog into the pack . . . it makes the day seem like Christmas, because both cases are full of fun and surprises.