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They don't understand the time change. As far as they are concerned, dinner should have been served already. Every time I move, they all get up and run for the kitchen.

Today I will feed them a 1/2 hour early (or 1/2 hour late in their minds). In a week they will have adjusted, but this first day is heck on them, and me because I feel guilty.
 

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Hank was up and ready for the day at 6am, after a quick potty trip outside I put him back in his crate for an additional hour+.
 

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I have four very sad looking brown eyes staring me down here also. To make things worse I just went over and added a new bag of food to the food bin.:doh:
 

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Rookie is sitting next to me right now staring at me. I think he's trying to work his Jedi mind tricks on me.
 

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Yeah, well I broke down and fed them 10 minutes earlier than planned. Thank goodness they don't wake me up earlier when the time changes. It's only dinner that they go nuts over.
 

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LOL I'm just glad I'm at work so I don't have to see the poor STARVING faces waiting for me at home... :)
 

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Daisy did the same thing! I thought it might be the time change but then she ate an hour later this morning so I figured it couldn't be that. I swear, dogs CAN tell time. Creatures of habit they are.

LOL, I fed Daisy early too :)
 

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Daisy did the same thing! I thought it might be the time change but then she ate an hour later this morning so I figured it couldn't be that. I swear, dogs CAN tell time. Creatures of habit they are.

LOL, I fed Daisy early too :)

On my days off work when we sleep in and the dogs don't get breakfast until usually 11.. the dogs STILL fully expect dinner at 5:30 on the dot.
 

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On my days off work when we sleep in and the dogs don't get breakfast until usually 11.. the dogs STILL fully expect dinner at 5:30 on the dot.
Same here. Except I haven't slept in until 11 since I was a teenager. LOL. 7:30 is a late morning for me. But even so, the dogs who normally eat at 6 on weekdays, are at me on the weekend at dinner time (5:30 here, too).
 

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It is hard on the poor things! I took Merlin for an hour long walk at 5pm. :) Did the trick just fine! LOL!!
 

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They don't understand the time change. As far as they are concerned, dinner should have been served already. Every time I move, they all get up and run for the kitchen.

Today I will feed them a 1/2 hour early (or 1/2 hour late in their minds). In a week they will have adjusted, but this first day is heck on them, and me because I feel guilty.
just had the same problem. The pup thinks I'm mean for holding back dinner. We are all good now as they are feed.

And they are not starving...those tummy clocks are 100% on-time.
 

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It's the same here across the pond - Quinn & Reeva were convinced that I had totally forgotten to feed them and were pacing in and out of the kitchen and then just sitting staring. Don't you feel sooooo guilty (even if you feed them "early")
 

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They don't understand the time change. As far as they are concerned, dinner should have been served already. Every time I move, they all get up and run for the kitchen.

Today I will feed them a 1/2 hour early (or 1/2 hour late in their minds). In a week they will have adjusted, but this first day is heck on them, and me because I feel guilty.

We're going through this right now, too. Our hardest time of day right now is morning. I had Dory all trained to get up with me at 6 AM. Now she wants to get up and eat breakfast at 5 AM. Lucy doesn't care, because she likes to sleep in late with Daddy anyway while I get ready for work.
 

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Doggies are furry watches!

My hubby and I are up at 4:00AM everyday because we both have very long commutes....:uhoh:
Unfortunatly, our dogs do not know what a Saturday/Sunday is!!! :doh:
4AM, time to go out....oh yeah...come on Dad....Dad???...Mom.....MOM..... lick lick lick......;):p:

When I was about 10-11 I had a chiugauaga (??) and he would run down the driveway and wait for my school bus every day....
I went away for a week on a school trip, and that poor thing ran out there everyday and waited for me until my Mom would have to drag him back him...:( Poor baby....

THEY know what time it is!!!!
 

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Yeah- Moses has been putting his little cold wet nose on me at 5:30 in the morningi instead of our normal 6:30--come ON Mom- you lazy bum-get up! I tell him to lay down and go nigh nigh--HEAVY SIGH- and he lays back down..prob thinking I am starving him to death! Trying to adjust his food times but don't want him hungry!
 

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Even this morning Geddy was rooo rooo rooo'ing at before 5:30 am for her breakfast :doh:
 

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LOL this is why I never feed my dogs on any exact schedule. It just depends on the day. Right now it's just some time in the morning'ish
 
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