End the coprophagy of your pet
What is coprophagy? It is eating feces, your own or those of another animal. Coprophagia is common in dogs, but less in cats. Although it is understandable that people find this behavior unpleasant, it is generally not dangerous for pets unless the feces contain parasites.
Contrary to popular belief, pets do not eat feces because they lack essential nutrients or have gastrointestinal illness. The most likely reasons behind this behavior are as follows:
1) The dogs descend from the wolves, scavengers that ate what was in their way. Therefore, it stands to reason that dogs can exhibit similar behaviors.
2) Some pets eat feces because they are bored.
3) Some pets develop this bad habit as a result of their training or genetics.
If your pet is eating feces, don't punish him, as this can lead to fear, anxiety, or even aggression. A better approach is to use positive reinforcement, that is, reward him for his good behaviors. Here are some specific tips that should help:
1) Give your dog or cat more time and attention; play with him and give him toys to keep him busy when you're not around.
2) Immediately collect your feces; If the feces are not there, your pet cannot notice them!
These simple tips should end this unusual habit. Just remember to be patient and caring, and not punish. Pets are living, intelligent beings. They are perfectly capable of understanding what is unacceptable behavior if shown the right way! Good luck!