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Thread: Can High Performance(Hi-Protein) food lead to Hyper Activity

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    Well I found out that he liked Coffee with Sugar when loading up to go Duck Hunting. I have an SUV and the back gate was up. I had my coffee in the Cup Holster. I walk inside to grab something and lock the door and when I walk back outside I see him in between the driver and passenger seat head down. As I get closer he looks up with coffee all over his mouth.

    Now instead of bolting out the vehicle, he attempts to DRINK IT ALL before I can get within arm’s reach of him! I had coffee everywhere lol

    So now I'm careful where I set it down.

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    Mirk wont drink coffee, but he has inhaled a Dunkin Donut on more than one occasion , think he prefers the honey dipped, set one on the center console for the boys and forgot he was in the cab, and it was gone before they could reach for it..
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dustin D View Post
    Well I found out that he liked Coffee with Sugar when loading up to go Duck Hunting. I have an SUV and the back gate was up. I had my coffee in the Cup Holster. I walk inside to grab something and lock the door and when I walk back outside I see him in between the driver and passenger seat head down. As I get closer he looks up with coffee all over his mouth.

    Now instead of bolting out the vehicle, he attempts to DRINK IT ALL before I can get within arm’s reach of him! I had coffee everywhere lol

    So now I'm careful where I set it down.
    I had one of those, too. She'd start licking her chops and following you around as soon as she smelled the coffee and if you set your mug on the coffee table and took your eyes off her she'd slurp it up in a nanosecond. She was quite adept at breaking out of her dog box but rarely did unless you left her unattended in the car with your travel mug in the console. Even learned to pry the top off and upturn them into the cup holders so she could lap it up. I lost her at a fairly young age but I have one of her daughters that also loves coffee. She's just not as sneaky and thuggish about getting to it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Howard N View Post
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    Scout and Chief appreciate a good craft IPA. Indy is old school and goes for the Guiness Stout. All of them sneeze, once, hugely after their sip. Thank goodness none of them like red wine, they only bug Ralph.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Julie R. View Post
    She's just not as sneaky and thuggish about getting to it.
    LOL! Nice!

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    Back to original topic, switched a skinny dog from 30/20 to EVO 42% protein, high fat, he put on weight. It must've been a little too hot for him. He became a wild jittery mess. He was always a high powered dog, but became an uncontrollable maniac. Very annoying in a duck blind. Switched him back to a 30/20 mix and he was back to being his controllable self. So for some dogs perhaps a 30-20 might be a tad too much as well. We feed performance dogs this mixture on the assumption that they need the extra calories to put in a full days work, and that their performance will be depressed on lower protein/fat foods. I've had dogs on lower P/F foods and you can see a difference when you switch up. So why would it be improper to assume you would not see a difference if you switch down?
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