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LauraJav 01-05-2013 08:45 PM

Puppy eating rocks and mud
 
Why is my pup eating rocks, leaves, sticks, mud? She has chew toys and her bone. Is this normal? Is it dangerous?

Loneforce 01-05-2013 08:52 PM

It is normal and its only dangerous if you let your pup do it. I have lost count on how many of all 3 I pulled from Jonas's mouth when he was alot younger. If you keep after your pup it will stop.

doggiedad 01-05-2013 08:56 PM

because you're letting her do it.

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Originally Posted by LauraJav (Post 2680497)

>>>> Why is my pup eating rocks, leaves, sticks, mud?<<<<

She has chew toys and her bone. Is this normal? Is it dangerous?


tacticalseries 01-05-2013 09:06 PM

My Mieka has the same issue, whenever I see it I pull them from her mouth and throw it away and replace it with a toy or chew treat. Hoping she stays interested. I think it's just that animal extinct kickin in.


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zyppi 01-05-2013 09:14 PM

puppies will eat all sorts of garbage!

It's normal, but you need to control the choice.

PuppyKono 01-06-2013 12:24 AM

When I first got Kono she would put anything in her mouth :P She tried to eat rocks, wood chips, stuffing, sticks... I had to chase her around the backyard so that she wouldnt be eating those things. She even hid a rock in her mouth and took it inside... I just kept telling her no and sometimes brought her inside when she did it. She got the message after awhile C:


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