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There is a powder you can get from the vet. It's called Forbid and you put it on their food. Supposed to make Poop taste awful. Hmmmm, that's something, huh? :lol: I mean, how bad does it have to taste???!! :lol:

Seriously, I found that once we cut out denta sticks, (the minty, almost plastic -y looking treat sticks, and other treats that are that consistency,) that Button, our little poop eater, stopped doing that. Apparantly, these kinds of treats don't break down as much in the digestive tract and the flavor and bits of it must still come out in the excrement (Now, doesn't that sound better than poop?) We now stick with the regular treats, Milk bones or Science diet. They are the same consistency as dog food, and we find it discourages "encore meals".

Good luck! :rolleyes:
 

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food additive general prove to be useless

Owner Documentation of Coprophagia in the Canine
"Meat tenderizer: Some people theorize that adding various enzymes to the diet of a coprophagic animal may help. The suspicion is that these enzymes break down more of the nutrients in a dog's diet so that it gets adequate nutrition and need not ingest its feces to get a proper influx of nutrients. There are some reports of this treatment working.

Forbid ™®: This is a powder supplement added to a dog's food. It is thought that this makes the feces taste bad for a coprophagic dog. Note that this must be applied to the food of the dog whose feces is being eaten. It is by veterinary prescription only. The efficacy has not been proved to the satisfaction of the authors. Note also that this can only be given to dogs, so will only be effective with autocoprophagia or intraspecific coprophagia.

Deter ™®: This is a pill given to a dog with its food. Like Forbid, Deter is suspected to make the feces distasteful. It is not veterinary prescribed, but the same issues exist as with Forbid."[/b]


I just had to ask: Who do you think tests these medications to see if they are effective and bad tasting? he he he :lol:
 
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