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Rebecca
Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian
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my dog will eat her own poo which in turn makes her vomit.

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my dog will eat her own poo which in turn makes her vomit. How can I stop her? I have tried everything.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Rebecca replied 2 years ago.
Hello,
I am sorry to hear about Rosie's problem. I am a veterinarian, and will do my best to help.
Has she always done this, or is a recent problem?
Have you tried "Forbid", a product made just for this problem:
http://www.drsfostersmith.com/product/prod_display.cfm?pcatid=595
If it is a recent change, she might be telling us there is something wrong inside her going on. If she has not had a recent complete physical examination, that is where I would start if my own dog started to do this.
If a physical exam, and maybe some blood tests reveal no problems, this could be a early sign of senility/brain aging if this is a recent change in her. Adding anti oxidants to her diet may help with that. There is a great anti oxidant formula made for dogs called Cell Advance, available online without a prescription.
Let me know what other questions you have.
Rebecca
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Expert:  Rebecca replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for the great rating.
Rebecca
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

This has been an ongoing problem with Rosie. She is a dog I rescued at the age of 3yrs (a breeder's cast off) . I was just hoping there was a product out there which would deter and not cause her any harm. I know perhaps it is a feint hope but................fingers crossed you may have the answer.

Expert:  Rebecca replied 2 years ago.
The Forbid usually works well, but not for all dogs. I hope it works for her.
She was probably confined to a small space when she was young, and developed the habit then, so it will be hard to break. Let me know how she is doing.
Rebecca