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    Cat sh!t?

    This is the first time I've lived with both cats and dogs, and both the little poodle and the new golden puppy just love to scarf up cat doody from the back yard. Is this common? Is there something we should do to get them to leave it alone? Other than hover over the cats while they do their do.

    The poodle seems OCD about food, too. She spends most of her time when she's not lying down, hoovering all around the house, snuffling for anything edible she might find, which is really nothing, because the house is clean, and the robo vac gets there first. She's always under foot in the kitchen. She gets fed the right amount for her weight and on a regular schedule, and now, right after she's just eaten her afternoon meal, she's out in the yard snarfing a cat turd. WTF?


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    Yes!

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    Not just cat poop. All kinds of poop. That's how they get worms.
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    Not all dogs but many go for any scats they find. Growing up, our horses, dogs, and cats provided.

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    don't knock it until you've tried it

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    Quote Originally Posted by mister fergus View Post
    don't knock it until you've tried it
    do you like yours with or without the sprinkles?
    Simpler is better, except when complicated looks really cool.

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    I had a cat that would eat all the dogs food.
    Just to mess with their heads.


    Last edited by Domesticated_Mr. Know It All; 11-19-2022 at 08:18 PM. Reason: doh!
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    Dogs are idiots.
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    easy now rich
    Simpler is better, except when complicated looks really cool.

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    ^ well, they do think humans are cool. 0-:

    as well as like kittie tootsie rolls.. (-:

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    Dogs are idiots, and if you think they love you, you're deluded. They only love you for the food you provide.
    A society predicated on the assumption that everyone in it should want to get rich is not well situated to become either ethical or imaginative.

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    "Can dogs really love?" he asked. "Science might deny that the species possesses such complex emotions. But I know dogs can act in a loving fashion and provide love's consolations. Which is all we really know about what hairless apes can manage in the love department as well...
    "Why do we take in new dogs? Because their joy for living renews our own."
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    There’s a local candy called Almond Roca that looks like cat turds.
    ITS CHAOS, BE KIND

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    Quote Originally Posted by elf View Post
    Dogs are idiots, and if you think they love you, you're deluded. They only love you for the food you provide.
    humans feed each other too.

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    Rabbits eat their own droppings. Supposedly, their digestive tracts are too short to extract all the nutrients out of their food the first time through, so they run it through again.

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    that's like when i eat a lot of corn

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    Quote Originally Posted by elf View Post
    Dogs are idiots, and if you think they love you, you're deluded. They only love you for the food you provide.
    Then you may call me deluded.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim Bow View Post
    There’s a local candy called Almond Roca that looks like cat turds.
    Northwest dog owners have always called that "Kitty Roca."

    If anyone sees the performance my husky puts on, and how she's all over me for 45 minutes after I come back from a week's vacation - you KNOW it's not a reaction based on the food that I provide. And huskies aren't attuned to humans as much as many other dog breeds.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yeadon View Post
    Then you may call me deluded.
    Most us are deluded by the love of dog, well except Donald tfg and any number of arabs
    Seems rather narrow minded

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yeadon View Post
    Then you may call me deluded.

    'Yeadon is right, of course.'

    I mean, me too!

    Yeah, dogs definitely love (some of us)..

    they even sometimes love those who seemingly don't deserve it.

    Like Rich said.. (-:

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    He really loves me. But he really loves to chase cats more.

    He does have an exceptional palate and always has opinion on local pizza.
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    My 'rescue' Chihuahua / Cairn Terrier came into the family severely underweight, and taught her 'older brother' Bichon the joys of slugs and aged earthworms - she is up to weight now, but our neighbors still find humor in watching / listening to her snuffle over the lawn, sounding more like a wild hog than a small dog. . . .



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    Don’t forget baby poop

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    Ron White has a great bit on Sluggo cleaning up the lawn . . .

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    Quote Originally Posted by elf View Post
    Dogs are idiots, and if you think they love you, you're deluded. They only love you for the food you provide.
    So what’s wrong with food and shelter love?

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    Quote Originally Posted by elf View Post
    Dogs are idiots, and if you think they love you, you're deluded. They only love you for the food you provide.
    Actually, humans and dogs have a coevolved relationship unique in the world. Dogs can sense and respond to human emotions in a way unmatched by any other animal, except man.

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    Quote Originally Posted by elf View Post
    Dogs are idiots, and if you think they love you, you're deluded. They only love you for the food you provide.
    says the crazy cat lady
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    Not all dogs are idiots. There are more than a few breeds bred so far out on the bell curve for specific looks that brains have been bred out of ‘em. The more primitive and working breeds are very much thinking folk. But yes, they enjoy a sheep turd now and then.

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    I have never seen my dog do it, but I have had plenty that did.

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