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Eight Reasons Why Dogs Eat Poop!

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eight reasons why dogs eat their own poop

There's really no way around it! Dogs tend to eat poop! No matter how cute, cuddly, or all of the above your pooch is, there's a good chance they'll take a trip to brown town at some point!

Earlier, we learned a little bit about how to stop your dog from eating it's own poop, but now we have a little more insight as to WHY they do it!

Here are the top eight reasons dogs indulge in the icky habit:

1. Bad Habits

You know how babies like to chew on things when they're teething? Well puppies go through the same thing! Young dogs tend to learn a lot about the world around them by popping anything and everything in their mouthes, and sometimes that includes poop! Some puppies grow out of this phase, but others might cling to the disgusting habit! The best way to avoid it is to give your doggy lots of toys to chew on as a less-gross alternative!

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