question for dog owners

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  1. PelicanWig

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    I have an Italian greyhound 8 months old he has all his shots and monthly heart worm and flea tick treatments. My question is: Every time I take him out for a walk or to the dog park(where shots and vaccines are required) he tries to eat leaves, grass, dirt, etc. Should I stop him every time he tries to eat one of these things? If so I would have to spend almost the whole time saying "No" & pulling him away from things. This is my first dog and i'm still learning and just curious. Thanks!
     
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    Lost cause, have him put down
     
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    I have had golden retrievers for years... As puppies, they are vacuum cleaners, eating leaves, sticks etc. He will be fine. Keep him away from mushrooms, but dirt, leaves, grass, will not hurt him. Its easy to stress over him. I did so with my first pup. They are very resilient. The best phrase I heard was "let them be a dog!" Post pics of the little big guy! Here is Charlie.[​IMG]
     
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    Wait until he starts eating every turd he can find. You might rethink the pet ownership deal.
     
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    Ouch I was second posted!
     
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    that wasn't a second posted
     
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    This. He will most likely stop in time. Can't keep him locked in the house.
     
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    My dog did that . But she out grew it.
    She's about a year and a half now.
    If it really concerns you . You can get an Outfox. Google it.
    I run my dog in grazing pastures so when the foxtails are plentiful, she has to wear one. Actually since she wore it she stopped eating stuff on the ground
     
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    grass isn't bad for him. it helps him puke up stuff and it also helps his digestion. if his body didn't need it, it wouldn't tell him to eat it. his body knows what it needs.
     
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    I thought I was being helpful :dontknow:
     
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    This does little to explain why some dogs eat poop and rocks. We are fostering a shit eater right now. :nocheer: Sweet little dog, but eats every turd she can find.
     
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    They just do that sometimes. I've asked a few vets and they say there isn't really a known reason. I feel they sometimes do it if their stomach is upset to make themselves vomit, but sometimes they just do it. Then again, they sometimes eat shit, and I'm pretty sure it isn't for the yummy taste.
     
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    Negs!!!!!!
     
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    Usually this "eating everything" has subsided by 8 months.

    One of the most important commands every dog should CLEARLY understand and obey is "leave it".

    I train with a clicker and string cheese/high value treats for important commands.

    I'm sure I could find detailed instructions for you to teach the command.


    Also, I would think you have taught your pup to heel by now. It is the process whereby the pup walks next to you and keeps his nose basically at your left knee. Again, I've done all my training with a clicker.

    You may want to enroll the pup in basic obedience classes. You may find them quite enjoyable, and more importantly, you are teaching your pup to obey you with many distractions. The work you put in now, will make a much more harmonious existence for many years to come.
     
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