The following clips illustrate typical swallowing difficulties.

This is Spice demonstrating eating difficulties. Increasingly slimy food is returned to the bowl many times before successful swallowing can finally be achieved.

And here are her drinking problems. Despite great effort the level of the water in the drinking bowl does not go down and eventually the bowl is full of slobber and food particles.

┬áThis is Amber – (this girl had better tongue function than Spice)

Here is Harvey – he was diagnosed at 3 years of age and is now in his 7th year of remission

In cases where the vizsla finds it difficult to eat from a bowl because of impaired tongue function then spoon-feeding can be helpful. Here is the technique

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