My Pekingese Eats Other Dogs Poop.nasty!

Old 12-18-05, 10:48 AM
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hi i have a 1 year old pekingese and i found her eating my other dogs poop i was totally freaking out , how can she do that ? is there anyone out there that can help me out , please
Old 12-19-05, 04:28 AM
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This is a perfectly normal behaviour, especially for females. The only sure fire way to keep it from happening is to clean up the poop before she can get to it.

Many dogs have this habit, and though gross to us, if you consider that the mother dog (and many other animals) eats the feces of her young, until they are able to go elsewhere, you will see it is not that unusual an act.

Many dogs actually outgrow this habit, but some do not.

My best suggestion is to make sure you clean up immediately any feces that she may try to eat, before she gets to it. There are also products that your vet may offer to feed to the dogs, that will give the poop a bad taste and smell, to try to discourage it being eaten.

Hope this helps.
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years ago i was told by a vet it was a lack of an enzyme. not sure how true that is but the solution was pinapple. worth a try
Old 12-19-05, 02:36 PM
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[QUOTE=RhainyC] There are also products ........that will give the poop a bad taste and smell QUOTE]

Hmmmmmm. I think this product is already widely used today.

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