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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul "Happy" Gilmore View Post
    It's a routine. Take them out of the same backyard. Dogs don't eat crap when your training and throwing them birds. They don't eat crap in their kennels hopefully because there won't be crapping going on in their kennels. It's a house dog issue
    Well that explains the two who do it are the "pets". We tried the collar.....damn smart dog. She would not leave the porch with the collar on (after correction) and eats when it's off.

    Alfalfa tablets? Those might help? I'm game to try.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jamee Strange View Post
    I once heard if you feed fresh pineapple with the food that it does something to the poo to make it less "appetizing" Good luck
    Oh ya well what is less appetizing than dog poop?
    I don't know why they do it but I also don't think it is hereditary either but could be. One thing that I am absolutely sure of it can be a learned behavior. I used to have two dogs the loved it like candy. The first and oldest would run to another dog pooping and slurp it up before it hit the ground. The second watched the first and once she tried it was hooked. Those two are gone now but I still have 3 that were here with them. Of those 3 one never did touch it but the other two did. Since the two habitual eaters are gone the other two don't touch it anymore.
    My dogs never had any ill effects from it . I think the worse part about it is watching it happen. After a few years I kinda got used to it. I just kept it cleaned up as best I could and would stop it when I saw it happen. Tried the collar but I wasn't always watching and the dog would sneak back to it. I think they liked them better when frozen. My advice is do what you can but TRY and not let it bother you.

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    I had 2 several years ago that did it. They started when a neighbor brought in a couple of great danes next door. I did a lot of research on it and found that in most cases the dogs are trying to get rid of their scent because something has changed in their immediate area that they aren't comfortable with. When the great danes weren't around they would stop. When they would come back they would start up again. These labs were in the yard all day and in the house at night. It got a little rough when they would crawl up on the bed at 2 o'clock in the morning and start licking your face to take them outside. Still miss them both though!

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    I was told recently that there are two kind of dog owners....those that'll admit their dog eats poop and those that lie about it. Unfortunately, mine eats poop. However, the last month or so, I've gotten much better about keeping the yard clean and keeping an eye on him and giving a verbal correction if he even starts to sniff the poop. This has helped tremendously.

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    Let them out individually and don't "try" the collar, make them wear it all the time. Every day, all day long. Just putting it on in a situation goes against everything we know as people who like to train dogs.

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    It's a routine. Take them out of the same backyard. Dogs don't eat crap when your training and throwing them birds. They don't eat crap in their kennels hopefully because there won't be crapping going on in their kennels. It's a house dog issue

    I disagree. Some with this proclivity (so to speak) will eat it and skate in it in their runs. Had a dog who's run never had a stool in it. Just a fine brown veneer when I got home.

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    cedar chips fix that problem

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    There is something you can get from the vet that turns tasty turds into flaming HOT ones.. But you have to put it on all the pets food, after of course you have picked up all the yummy ones, and then just let them go about their business.. It works.. I had to do it when I had a poop eating Bull Mastiff... Of course I can't remember the name of it, so you will have to ask them yourself...
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    Quote Originally Posted by cocdawg View Post
    I was told recently that there are two kind of dog owners....those that'll admit their dog eats poop and those that lie about it. ........

    how about thems that snap a photo??????

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    Thanks for all the input. We had issues where it's effected us inside our home so I thought I would check and see. My 7 year old got sick a few months ago (vomiting) we put her outside while we cleaned up, she "snacked" then when she threw up again we almost joined her. And there is the issue of not going out and doing what they are supposed to do when we put them out. It's just tiring. I'm glad it's not just my dogs 😊

    We probably will go back to muzzles for a while. They hate them but I hate poop breath and when they leave "uneatten" morsels inside. One AM my one eater had gone out before I left for work, I give them a "troll toll" (cookie) before I leave for work. She got a chunk of cookie stuck far back in her cheek, I instinctively stuck my finger in to free the chunk without thinking. It wasn't a cookie chunk 😳 I also wiped my finger on my jeans I was wearing to work. I had to change my clothes. You'd think I would learn!
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