What is the best deterrent for dogs eating poop? 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).
How can I stop my dog from eating dog poo?
- Limit access to poop. Dogs that want to eat poop prefer fresh feces, so pick up waste immediately from your yard.
- Provide a toy for potty breaks.
- Stay positive in training.
- Try dietary supplements.
How much pumpkin do you give a dog to stop eating poop? The Merck Veterinary Manual states that adding 1-to-4 tablespoons of pumpkin per meal to the diet of a dog suffering from constipation can help ease mild constipation.
How do I stop my puppy eating poo? Accompany your dog to toilet, on the lead if necessary. When they have finished encourage them to move away from the poo – distract them away with a tasty treat or toy. Do not worry about picking up the poo immediately as you do not want to build up any desire for your dog to “get to it before you do”.