Q. I have a rescued momma dog nursing 7 puppies and she is eating her own poop. She gorges on dog food, throws up, but does not eat that. How can I help

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A. It is probable that because the dog was a stray she is suffering from nutritional deficiencies and intestinal parasites. Have her seen by a veterinarian and get her on a deworming regimen. You will want to feed a high quality puppy food, but if she is gorging on the food and vomiting, it is best to feed in very small, frequent amounts.

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