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When a Poodle Eats Feces (Coprophagia)

When a Poodle Eats Feces (Coprophagia)

source:http://www.allpoodleinfo.com/poodle-is-eating-feces Overview There are few behavioral issues more frustrating than when a Poodle puppy or dog starts to eat his or her own feces. This is known as coprophagia (pronounced cop-pro-feedge-ia) and a Poodle of any age and any variety may start doing this for seemingly no reason. This is a tricky topic since it quite common for dogs to do this, however finding accurate information as to why this is done and importantly, how to stop it is often difficult to navigate. For this reason, our goal is to discuss this in detail, sort through the facts and end with helpful, accurate advice you can take to stop your […]

Feeding a Poodle

Feeding a Poodle

Overview Offering the proper food to your Poodle is one of the most important elements to keep your Poodle healthy, happy and to live as long as possible. Everything that your puppy (and then dog) ingests will directly impact his health. Some owners make the huge mistake of simply picking up a bag of commercial dog food while food shopping, without giving it much thought. There are many elements to understand and then consider: How often should you offer meals? How much should you feed your Poodle? What should you be offering to your amazing canine family member? All of these topics and more will be discussed. New Puppies – […]

Dog Diseases

Dog Diseases

What are the 5 top dog conditions pet parents should be aware of? 1. Obesity According to the¬†Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP), the 2014 National Pet Obesity Prevalence Survey discovered more than 50% of dogs in the U.S. are overweight. When your dog is overweight he is at risk for several other concerns such as: Decreased life expectancy Arthritis Diabetes High blood pressure Cancer Heart and lung conditions Anesthesia risks Skin diseases Sure, wrinkles are cute but only in the right places. If you think Spike is pushing the pounds, a trip the veterinarian might be in order. For 5 must ask questions to ask your vet about obesity, […]