That's good. Food envy is among the easist problems for us mere mortals to deal with. Just watch to make sure the behavior does not transfer to a favorite toy.
We used to make all the dogs sit stay as the bowls were put down. They could only eat on command and sometimes only when called by name. We could do that with bowls about 2 feet apart. Nobody could invade space until each dog had stepped back then they all licked each others bowls. The dog that ate slowest was the one that thought it was #1.
Well, we mostly feed them in the crates now but they still have to sit and wait for the ok. Anyone who cheats has to stop and wait while the others finish.
If it makes it better, a couple months ago Ian got up early on a Saturday and left his brain asleep in bed. He tried to introduce Tiberius and Blaze off leash and by himself. I woke up as he was banging around looking for bandages. All 3 were hurt but not to the point of needing doctors. I asked him if he understood that if things had gone differently I might have found him dead in the field along with one or two dead or seriously injured dogs. He said he did. He has a bone chip that came off a knuckle and moved part way down his finger to remind him.
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