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You could try pineapple chunks in his food. It worked on one of mine long enough to break the habit.
I agree its disgusting but I don't know why they do it:( We have bouts of it from time to time, but they have the same food all the time so I don't think its that.
Oh yes, sorry, pineapple won't help with other dog's poo, or horses excreta, which is something my bitches were very keen on - ugh!!
That's a funny post Dianne! heehee
Both my boys were poo eaters as pups and I figured they would just grow out of it. Well, Keba did and Rooker didn't. I tried all the different cures I could find. My boys still love pineapple but it didn't work. The literature said if the habit persists, it could be an absorption and dietary issue. I was finding this aspect difficult to believe in Rookers case as he seemed perfectly healthy. and I was like,' No way". As he got a little older and he persisted with his own dietary supplements, I became willing to look at his diet particularly as he seemed to be having too many loose stools. They were on a high quality chicken and soy based dry food. I removed the dry food and he received a cooked chicken and rice diet for a week but the loose stools continued and the poo eating seemed to increase. So I then gradually started him on beef based, no grain dry food diet and 'voila', all solid poos and no more snacking between meals. I was amazed but that was the problem all along. Moral of story-check out all possibilities
Every time we take out a fresh pineapple, it starts a riot.
Not sure from your profile where you are but I'm in the US. I am feeding the 4Health brand Beef and Potato to Rooker and Keba gets the 4Health Performance. Both are high protein and fat content but my boys are very active. The nice thing is they only get 4cups a piece per day and maintain there weight nicely. They are both about 75#. The Beef and Potato has no grain at all. They have salmon and turkey in this line as well. I may change my diet.
I don't know if this an answer for you and I hope you find something that works.
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