Pumpkin To Make Dog Stop Eating Poop

To help abate your dog’s diarrhea, add 1-to-4 tablespoons of pumpkin or pumpkin powder to your dog’s meal. It is a good idea to start out with smaller quantities to avoid adding too much fiber to your dog’s diet, and if you have any questions about exactly how much pumpkin to feed your dog, consult your veterinarian.

How can you stop a dog from eating poop?

There are some common household products out there that claim to help stop poop consumption. They rarely work, and actually just eliminate the symptoms, not the underlying behavioral reasons. Here are some that you may have heard of and why they aren’t a good idea.

Pineapple: Contains bromelain believed to make the poop bitter. Pineapple is a wonderful treat for your dog but may send mixed messages if you don’t want them eating poop.

Chili or hot sauce: The bitter taste may not be pleasant to your dog, causing them to avoid or turn down the tasty poop nugget, but it could cause burns to the mouth or digestive upset.

Yucca: Makes poop taste bitter and dogs rarely like it.

Bitter Spray: Again, makes the poop taste bitter

Brewers Yeast: High salt content and full of vitamin B, and makes the poop taste bitter. There’s a belief that dogs that eat poop lack vitamin B, so if that’s what you’re after, there are better ways of providing it.

Meat Tenderizer: Many add it to their dog’s food to stop poop eating. However, it contains way too much salt for your canine. It contains bromelain as well, making the poop taste bitter.

How to stop a dog from eating poop?

This question is surprisingly one of the most common questions our clients ask us on the job. It is also one of the most disgusting issues, so, those with weak stomachs, please read at your own risk.

Why does pineapple stop dogs from eating poop?

One theory is pineapple will stop your dog from eating poop. Because pineapple contains bromelain, an enzyme also present in meat tenderizer (another additive dog owners believe will stop the habit, but it’s an unhealthy remedy).


Will pumpkin stop dog from eating poop?

If your dog is a poop eater, make sure you go outside with them so you can quickly distract them if they start eating poop and pick it up right away. Add meat tenderizer, canned pumpkin, or another deterrent to his food. These items taste fine going down, but they make poop taste terrible to dogs.

How much pineapple should I give my dog to stop eating poop?

Add 2 to 3 chunks of pineapple to your dog’s meal once a day. Any more than that, and it could upset your dog’s stomach. When you feed them their food, add in a few chunks of pineapple that they can eat. If your dog likes it, they will hopefully just eat it right out of the bowl.