The cause of coprophagy, or the eating of stool, in dogs is uncertain. It is common in puppies, who tend to try to eat many things, and in mother dogs who may be trying to hide the presence of her pups from predators.
Jul 1, 2015 ... Fortunately, dogs do not need to get nutrients in this manner. ... In many cases,
dogs start to eat their own poop because of some kind of ...
As gross as stool eating (aka coprophagia) is for humans, it's actually a common
habit of many dogs. But the possible reasons for why dogs find their poop ...
Like humans, dogs each have their own motives for their individual behavior.
Dogs eat poop for various reasons, based on their age, their training, their living ...
Stress will often drive puppies, and adult dogs, to eat their own stool. This may be
stress from being brought into a new home, or from any of a number of reasons ...
Sep 19, 2016 ... Does your dog have a dirty little secret? A number of readers have contacted us
about dogs who munch their own or other animals' feces.
Though some pups don't discriminate and eat other's too.
Coprophagia is a term which refers to consumption of faeces. Yes, you read right,
eating one's own poop. In dogs, while coprophagia appears to be purely ...
Feb 23, 2010 ... Dogs who suffer from malabsorption syndromes, such as exocrine pancreatic
insufficiency, sometimes eat stool, including their own. They may ...
Your dog is also more likely (much more likely) to ... Dogs that eat their own poop
may be attracted to ...