A. Eating feces is normal with many different animal species. In dogs, it is not part of the digestive process, but it is a normal cleaning behavior in mother dogs with pups. Some dogs eat stool even without puppies in a misguided attempt to clean either the yard or their kennel. This can easily turn into a habit.
A product called Forbid, available online and at various pet stores, can be added to the food to make the feces unpalatable (like it isn't already?! :-). Picking up the fecal material from the yard as soon as she defecates will also keep her from eating it.
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