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Our dog loves to eat her poop and her brother and sisters poop.

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This is gross. What can...
Our dog loves to eat her poop and her brother and sisters poop. This is gross. What can we do.
Submitted: 8 years ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Jenn, Dog Veterinarian replied 8 years ago
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Hi there

There is another product you can try called FORBID_ you can buy it on line. However, the best way to resolve this is to retrain your baby. This is an OCD behavior. You will have to walk her on a leash until she is retrained-this will stop the behavior. As soon as she goes pick up the poop, you are going to have to poop scoop a lot to prevent her from trying to get the other dog's poop-she will forget this behavior. It will take a few weeks so hang in there. Dr. Jenn

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
What is OCD? She has never been trained. How do you train a dog not to eat poop?
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Jenn, Dog Veterinarian replied 8 years ago
By walking on a leash to prevent the behavior-remove the poop before she has a chance to eat. If she can not get to it she will forget about it and this will break the cycle. OCD-obsessive compulsive disorder.
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
i BOUGHT THE FORBID AND i AM WAITING TO SEE IF IT WORKS. SO FAR IT HAS NOT . YOUR ADVICE SO FAR HAS NOT WORK. IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE I CAN TRY.
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