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Q. Why do dogs eat feces?

Answered By
JULIA HENWOOD

A. Dogs can do it for different reasons, sometimes it can be because they are missing certain nutrients in their diets other times it can be a behavioral problem and they do it because they like it. Firstly ensure you are feeding a good quality diet. If you are you can add pineapple chunks to the food as apparently once they have been digested they taste awful. You can also put Tabasco sauce or chilli powder on the faeces to try and prevent this happening. There are also plenty of products available from your pet store too.


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