Monday, August 20, 2007

Does Your Shih Tzu Eat Its Own Stool?

One of the most unpleasant aspects of Shih Tzu breeding or owning a Shih Tzu is the Shih Tzu who takes to eating its stool. The official name for this practice is “coprophagy.” It is one of the unsolved mysteries in the dog world. However, there are several theories.

Some people say nutritional deficiencies. I can honestly say that since I have been feeding my Shih Tzu HealthyPetNet Life’s Abundance food I have seen a remarkable “decrease” in this activity. I can only assume my problem was being caused by inadequate nutrition. Read on at

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