Pug had trouble with her Poop Habits in Crate.
I have a 3 year old Pug. I noticed few problem with my Pug. When my husband and I left our dogs alone at home in their crate while we are going to grocery shopping or visit our family. After we do our shopping, visiting and do something outside house. We came home and first thing I smell was poop. I wondered who pooped. I checked on my dogs (we also have 6 year old Bichon Frise) and my Pug pooped anywhere in her crate! She ate some of her own poop because vet told me that she thinks her poop tastes like treats. I was like, Oh my goodness. NO! That's gross. She does that almost often. I'm tired and sick of that when she does that. ALMOST OFTEN! Every day I'm tired of cleaning her mess. We love her as we do but when she poops in her crate. That's disappointing and nasty! I'm currently 8 weeks pregnant and I do not want to do that cleaning forever until my last trimester. If my baby born, I do not want to clean this nasty stuff. How can I change her bad habit?
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How long have you been leaving your dog on her crate? Dogs should never be crated and left alone for more than for hours otherwise, they would suffer from depression and separation anxiety. Eating poop can be associated with depression and should be properly addressed. In the meantime, clean her crate well with enzyme based cleaners to completely remove the smell and avoid your dog marking on her crate.