My Cocker Spaniels Have A Disgusting Habit
by M Carol
I have two cocker spaniels - both are 24 weeks old. They keep eating their, and my other dogs', pooh!
We clean up their mess as soon as possible, but they actually try to eat it as my other dog's are pooing! They are fed excellent food from the vets.
Why do they do this and how can I stop this disgusting habit?
Reply from Pauline (Web Owner)
Your puppies are indulging in what's known as coprophagia - this is the official term for 'dogs eating poop'.
I agree, it's quite disgusting, but it is fairly common, especially in puppies.
Rather than duplicate content, you can read more about it here to help you understand what's happening with your dogs.
To answer your question about why they eat their poop, would take too long here but if you follow the link it will take you to a page that will answer all of your questions.
Your puppies should eventually grow out of this anti-social habit, but there are many things you can do to help stop it, simply follow the link to learn how to stop your puppy eating poop.
I hope this helps - good luck!
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