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Q. Our pup wont stop going into the cat litter an eating their poop how can we stop this my pup veryfrindly likes to greet people he keeps jumping up

Answered By
LINDSEY EDWARDS MVB, BSC, IVCA

A. Play behavior and jumping up is very natural and he will learn to grow out of it with patience and gentle correction, distracting him by throwing toys or giving food treats before he jumps up will help and do not shout or push him as he may see this as an invitation to play. Eating cat litter is also a relatively common bad habit and the only way to prevent is to is prevent access to it - a covered litter tray or keeping him out of the room with the litter tray until he learns will help. Certain bitter products designed for puppy training may put him off eating undesirable things but you have to get there before him every time until her learns which is not always easy


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