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FunnyLittleFrog

I put the pill in a hot dog slice and then feed her a few hot dog slices along with the loaded one. Some dogs don't fall for this, though.

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when you put the food in his mouth..gently hold his jaws shut,..he will have to swallow ..:)
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My Hound got wise to it ! You don't go near his mouth when food is around ! You might lose a couple of fingers !
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hahahahahaha yes I hear ya..
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You put the pills in their food

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it is better to let them smell the pill first before you give it to them do not put it in there food because they will spit it out
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If by pills, you mean pills prescribed by a veterinarian, then you should hide it in their favorite food. My mom's daschund never liked pills but he did like cheese a lot. So she would put the pill in his cheese

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put i in his food

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put it in there food

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Put it in his food as many others are saying. But sometimes that won't work. If it doesn't, open his mouth and put it near the back of his throat. That's how the vets say to do it. :)

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Put the pill(s) in the dog's mouth and hold there mouth closed intill they eat it.

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If he won't eat it crushed up in his food what I'd do was toss my dog those little live a snaps (little treats) I'd have him sit toss a treat, after different "tricks" I'd toss the pill-gone

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I usually put them in his food or stick them in a piece of Hot Dog . They also make a product called Pill Pockets ! Just hide them in his food ! A little Cottage Cheese works good to stick them in his food ! I have a Hound Dog , so it doesn't take much of anything special to get him to eat them with his food .

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Oh...I love Hounds. Great dogs. Very lovable!
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Get some soft food and cover the pill in it.

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Put the pill in a little bit of peanut butter on a spoon.

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Works every time with our German Shepherd.
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my grandma use to put it in cheese and give it her dog:)

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mix it up n the his or her food

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put it in with his dog food and put it at the bottom that what my dad do and we have 16 pit bulls and they take theres

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Put the medicine in a little piece of cheese. Dogs go for it all the time.

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Put the pill in a treat. You can get these things called pill pockets that's what I use for my dog. They taste like beef I think..

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shove it in bread with peanut butter
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hold their mouth open, put the pill on the back of their tongue and hold their mouth closed while tilting their head up and stroking their neck until they swallow it

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Practice opening the dogs mouth, without putting a pill in and rewarding him right after, once he gets used to it open his mouth and then hold his muzzle for a couple seconds, Then reward him. then giving him a pill when you open his mouth, holding his muzzle so he wont spit it out, once he swallows give him a treat. https://www.facebook.com/CertifiedDogTrainerPyle

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Open the dogs mouth enough to set the pill on the back of the toung. If right handed use your 1st finger to gently push the pill way back. Quickly close his mouth & it should go down. Practice will make perfect. Remember to pull your finger out quick then rewward your pet with a sm bowl of vanilla yogert!

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Put it in his water or food

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PENUT butter

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I usually put the pill in my ham, so when I give it to him he doesn't know there is a pill inside.( I fold the ham and put the pill in the middle )

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Buy pill pockets at your pet store

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I put peanut butter on the pill or I get a spool and put it in the middle while the peanut gets put on

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My favorite way is to put the pill inside of a hot dog. Most dogs don't notice it's there.

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if the dog dosnt have to eat them whole crush them up in its food

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Mix them with it's food.

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put in there food

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I take a slice of cream cheese from the bar & sneak the pill in there. My dog has no clue - just happy she's getting some cream cheese! Good luck!

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Smash the pill and mix it with wet dog food, or their favorite snack or somehting.

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Put it in his food.

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Lol u took mine
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I don't read everyone else's answers untill I typed mine in.
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I would put It in his food

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I take a pinch of hamburger and make a mini-meatball out of it and place the pill in the middle of it. He gobbles it down.

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Put it in peanut butter, or you could try these treats; pill pockets. they are treats that have an opening you could put pills in

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wrap it in a cheese slice! :)

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put it in their food.

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Shove it down its throat! or you could Smash it up with a rock or something and put it in his water bowl or food.

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There are Greenie Pill Pockets and they are little hollow treats that have pockets on the inside and you can put the pill in and the dog will swallow it right up. You could also try putting the pills in a little plain yogurt or a very very TINY amount of vanilla ice cream.

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put cheese, ham, or peanut butter on it

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Put DOG cheese on it

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put the pills in tehir food,for example in a bread or a piece of meat

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Put it in american cheese and fold it up

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you could like i'm sure everyone else has said it but put it in some food the dog loves cause a lot of dogs do fall for it my dog did and my dog is usually smart.

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My dog was a sucker for diced hot dog wieners. I always crushed his pills and dusted them on the meat. He NEVER missed a dose...
So dust it on his favorite all-time treat.

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I guess you could put it in his food. If that doesn't work ask a vet or something

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I usually wrap their pill in a treat or some kind of meat. First, give them a nibble without the pill, then give the treat with the pill. Works every time.....

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Go with the Hotdog! My dog eats it up and doesn't realize. Unless you have a smart one that knows what to look for. Had a Shih Tzu that would take the food with her medication, she would then go in the other room and spit the pill out. We discovered she hid the pills in her cheek.

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just put them inside there food and hide it and that's a way to make your dogs to take pills

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I have always found that placing the pill in a piece of hotdog has always done the trick.

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Make sure to give them a treat with the pill. It works with my dog.

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Grind it up and put it on there food, or make them eat it.

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Crush it up in his food, ...

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you can buy pill pockets which are different size or wrap it in something

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my dog is super finicky, but always goes for pills in liverwurst

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Take a glob of peanut butter, put the pill in the peanut butter. When the dog opens up to start licking the pb, place the pb on the roof of their mouth. They'll eat the pill along with the pb!! Works every time.

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Peanut butter. DO NOT: crush the pill. use hotdog or bacon or even lunch meat. The nitrates are bad for them.

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You can either use a cheap product called pill pockets, which are little cup- shaped treats you can put pills in, or just use a hot dog.

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I put them in little slices of Kraft cheese.

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peanut butter! better for them than cheese :)

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Put it in a piece of bread and wet the bread down around the pill always works.

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Put it in your dog's food, he'll never notice, it works, had experience (;

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put it in a kind of meat like a hot dog

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put it in peanut butter :3

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in a hot dog

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dogs LOVE cheese. they don't even notice the pills

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I used cheese the other day. ( not a brick just between 2 pieces)

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my dog has anxiety issues so he is taking doggy downers, we just stick it in a soft training treat or simply put it in a hot dog,cheese, or any other thingy like that.

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Peanut Butter always worked for me. Or you can put the pills in one of our treats. www.barknbones.net

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My dog refused to take his pills, so we put them inside half of a hot dog. He eventually figured it out, but it work for a long time! If that doesn't work, I would usually"hold him" so he couldn't escape, and I'd put it in his mouth. He couldn't spit it out, so he decided to swallow it. It works, and it doesn't harm the dog.

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It's called, Pill Poppers. It's a treat with a hole in the middle. You put the pill in the treat and the dog won't be able to taste the difference.

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put the pill in a meal that your dog likes and he or she should hopefully eat it

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first put pill in center of 1/hotdog just use peanut butter for extra measure

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Hide it in its food when not looking

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Put it in the dogs mouth then rub its throat for it to swallow

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Put it in your dogs favorite treat. But if your dogs knows .......................idk.

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Now there are these new things called"pill pockets". It's trreat you put your pill in. They are AWESOME!
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i get the pill out and lay it in my hand and let them smell it first. they they like they smell of it they will take it.if not i do not force them to take it

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i0ate0elmo

Stick the pill in the middle of the dog food. If he doesn't eat it then, grind it up and put it on
his dog food

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Just take your dogs favorite food and put the pill in it and that should work!:)

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You feed your dog food (cheese,hotdog are the best) put pill in one piece and feed it all to you dog they dont notice 95% of the time.

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Crush the pill and mix it in with the dog's food. It has to be the wet stuff though.

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you can buy these little cesar things at most supermarkets dogs love it it kind of looks like a spread and dogs will do anything for it you can just put the pill in that they come in many different flavours.

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There's actually these little things you can by at PetCo and they're made for disguising pills. You just place them inside the little pocket and feed it to your dog ^^

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When I had to give my dog pills I gave it to her in bread. The only thing is that after a while they start to catch on.

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shove it down his throat

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Put it in a roll of ham or any type of meat!!!!!!!

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