coprophagy

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coprophagy

[kə′präf·ə·jē]
(zoology)
Feeding on dung or excrement.
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Bark Busters and its nationwide network of dog behavioral therapists have found that proper nutrition is a contributing factor in helping to solve behavioral problems, such as food aggression, chewing, eating soil, coprophagia (eating feces), and getting into garbage.
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If your dog engages in coprophagia, you should schedule a full veterinary exam and nutritional assessment to rule out any possible physical causes.
He learns that virtually any erotic act possible between two or more people, be it tribadism or coprophagia, is now possible to arrange, and with little difficulty.
Coprophagia, as it is called, is common in dogs, and no one really knows why.
A Coprophagia (consumption of excrement) is not uncommon in the canine population.
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The first thing for managing coprophagia in your dog is to deny access to feces.
Digestive enzyme supplements may help reduce coprophagia (eating feces), both by making the stool less attractive, and by increasing nutritional absorption so that the dog may no longer seek to eat stools.
Coprophagia (dog eats his own stools) and/or pica (dog eats other inappropriate substances).
Dog owners more frequently complain about another disturbing habit of canine consumption: coprophagia (pronounced cop-ra-FAY-jee-a) or "dung eating.