How do I stop my puppy from eating poop UK?

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If they ignore faeces, reward them with a tasty treat.

Give your dog something else to do with their mouth! Provide a wide variety of chew toys and increase your quality time with your dog.

Some dogs eat faeces as an attention seeking behaviour, so ignore your dog unless you catch him in the act.

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Do-it-yourself suggestions to help you stop your dog from eating his own poop include:

  1. Coat stools with hot sauce or lemon juice. Add a few tablespoons of canned pumpkin to his food bowl each day.
  2. Add meat tenderizer to your dog's food (it will make the dog waste taste VERY bad).
  3. Keep waste picked up on a regular basis.
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Do-it-yourself suggestions to help you stop your dog from eating his own poop include:

  1. Coat stools with hot sauce or lemon juice. Add a few tablespoons of canned pumpkin to his food bowl each day.
  2. Add meat tenderizer to your dog's food (it will make the dog waste taste VERY bad).
  3. Keep waste picked up on a regular basis.
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Monosodium Glutamate: If you add some MSG to your dog's diet, or give them some foods to eat that contain MSG, this will go a very long way in making them stop eating their own feces.

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The pineapple chunks should be given as snacks between meals and not as a staple diet for maximum benefit. Pineapples have a tendency to make dog poop less tempting and pleasant, which inhibits their appetite. Therefore, pineapple can help dogs stop eating their poop.
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Coat stools with hot sauce or lemon juice.

Add a few tablespoons of canned pumpkin to his food bowl each day.

pumpkin tastes good in food, but disgusting in dog poop.

Add meat tenderizer to your dog's food (it will make the dog waste taste VERY bad).

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Perhaps the best way to stop the problem is through training and environmental management methods, including:

  1. Keep the dog's living area clean, including the yard, so there will be no poops for him to pick up.
  2. Cat owners should keep that litter box clean or out of the dog's reach.
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No matter the cause, dogs eating poop can be distressing to their owners.

Of course we want the behavior to stop.

Some people believe that you can feed dogs pineapple so they stop eating their poop.

Many people have found that their dogs continue to eat their own poop even after feeding it pineapple.

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