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Heeelllppppp, my 15 week old cockapoo just can't resist eating my springers poo!!! Its now so bad that i have to send them in the garden seperately until i know they have both pooed and its been picked up, which seems like a perfectly easy and logical solution but its proving to be very time consuming and being a mum of two young kids i need all the time i can get, does anyone have any ideas how i can get her to stop this filthy habit? (she does not eat her own!):confused:
 

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keep her on a lead and correct her if she tryed to eat it. give her a lead tug, strong enough that she knows you mean it. or you could use a watter pistle.

does she know the leave it command. Delta likes cat poo but wont touch dog poo. but she seem to be getting better not had to tell her off for it in a couple of weeks.
 

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I'll try those tips thanks, we've not quite grasped the leave it command yet, she just looks at me as if laughing and runs off lol I just hope she grows out of it!!
 

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My friends dog was the same ...... always had a poo in his mouth yuk .... gross!!
She got a water pistol and sprayed him every time he went to do it and it worked, he know longer eats poo ..... think if i get my pup i will defntely use this method :)
 

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keep her on a lead and correct her if she tryed to eat it. give her a lead tug, strong enough that she knows you mean it. or you could use a watter pistle.

does she know the leave it command. Delta likes cat poo but wont touch dog poo. but she seem to be getting better not had to tell her off for it in a couple of weeks.
I agree with what Kendal said. A little tug on her leash and a firm "no!" and she'll learn eventually. Benny used to eat his own poo for the longest time. But we were persistent in telling him no. Now he can go out on his own and he'll walk away from it. :)
 

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Thanks, things seem to be slowly improving, although she still eager to get to it but the firm "no" is working well and i'm so pleased to hear that it shoild be just a phase, could not handle her doing it into adulthood....gross! :eek:
 
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