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Q. What vitamins is my dog missing,so he can stop eating poop?

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A. It's not quite that simple I'm afraid. It could be any vitamin or mineral or it could just be behavioural. Firstly ensure that you are feeding a good quality complete and balanced diet such as hills science, Royal canin, wellness, blue buffalo, natural balance. If you are already doing this then lack of nutrients isn't the problem, it is a behavioural issue. You can try adding pineapple to the food as apparently it tastes awful when digested so deters the habit. There are also plenty of products available from your vet or pet store to add to the diet to make faeces less appealing to dogs. Obviously clearing up straight after your dog will stop the habit.the last option is to put chilli powder or Tabasco on the faeces to put them off.

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