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Welcome to Justanswer! I am Dr. Altman and happy to assist you both today!So sorry your Cavi is doing this! I understand how difficult it is to see them eat others stools!Why Elsa prefers the fresh stool unfortunately is a matter of taste (I know, that is really unbearable to think about) as my little dogs prefer the older stool to fresh ones if given the opportunityOver the counter solutions don't always work but include:- Meat tenderizer mixed in each meal- Ground pineapple has been used effectively in some pets- Deter is a product available at your local petstore, also mixed in food to make the stool unsavory- Lastly a product through your veterinarian called forbid that is mixed in with the food daily for one week then intermittently thereafterPlease make sure she is being fed a high quality diet with no by products listed on the bag. This makes the food less digestible and often dogs will seek out nutrition from other sources.Unfortunately sometimes this behavior called PICA is not solved by the solutions above and medication is necessary to treat this condition but most cases of dogs that eat their own stool are resolved by the above options. See more information below:http://www.petplace.com/article/dogs/diseases-conditions-of-dogs/stomach-intestine-liver-or-pancreas/pica-in-dogsPlease let me know if you have any additional questions I can assist with today! I will be away from my computer for about an hour but will return in a bit to ensure that you have no additional questions. I just saw your question not being responded to and wanted to ensure you received a timely answer.
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