> Well, clearly one thing you need to do is check the litter box frequently,
> otherwise your dog is going to eat the poop. It sounds as though you’re not
> cleanng it enough. You might consider doing it at least twice a day.
> It’s hard to tell why your dog did it, although I must say what you described
> was pretty cute. I’m thinking he brought it to you to show that it was there –
> in the litter box. The way I figuer it, is dogs are somewhat like children. You
> don’t put temptation in front of them, then punish them when they go for it. You
> remove the tempation. I don’t know why dogs like cat poop. Mine does too, so I
> check the litter box probably 4-5 times a day. You don’t have to do a whole
> cleaning every time – just remove the poop. It only takes a second, and the
> problem is solved. Sounds like youre doing a good job training your dog not to
> eat it, but as I said, I’d remove temptation.
> On Mon, 29 Mar 1999 10:14:35 -0800, "Michael S. Malley"
> > wrote:
> >:/I’ve been working with my black lab pup to teach him that kitty-crunchies
> >:/are not food, and that destroying the litter-box liner and scattering litter
> >:/everywhere is not considered redecorating.
> >:/Well, last night I was sitting on the floor and he come trotting up to me,
> >:/bows his head, and drops a piece of cat poop beside me–just like when he
> >:/brings his ball during fetch. Well, I told him NO, and went to check out
> >:/the litter box. To my surprise, the litter box was undisturbed and there
> >:/was cat poop in it.
> >:/Upon reflection I wonder if he was doing it to:
> >:/a) Let me know that he was a good boy and didn’t eat the poop even though he
> >:/could have.
> >:/b) Let me know that the litter needs cleaning or he might do it for me..
> >:/c) Here Daddy, try some of this and maybe you will understand why I like it!
> >:/Still wondering,
> >:/Michael 🙂
RIGHT LYNN THE FACT UVE SAID THAT DOGS BRINGING THEIR OWNER CAT **** IS A BIT WEIRD TO ME SO IM JW IF UR A FURRY OR SOMET IF NOT THEN KWL. LEMME KNO. BUT THX FOR THAT MY DOGS JUST BROUGHT ME HARD CAT **** FROM MY CATS LITTER TRAY AND IT PROPER SHOOK ME BUT IM GLAD ITS NORMAL AND DONT LECTURE ME ABOUT CLEANING THE CAT LITTER TRAY IM THE ONLY 1 IN MY FORKING HOUSE WHO DOES AND I GO SIXTHFORM 6 HOURS 5 DAYS A WEEK