Keeping Dog away from Cat litter box

Dog in a cat litter box

Sometimes I’m surprised what dogs can eat – ranging from eating cat food, human food, raw vegetables and so on. Unfortunately, dogs have a reputation also for eating poop. Let’s face it, a dog at least few times in its life have tried to eat feces. Maybe it was as a puppy or sometimes even as an adult dog, but that’s what they do. Reasons for dogs feasting with the content of litter box can be various.

Dogs like to have their home clean, so if a litter box is near by, they won’t hesitate. Same as human babies want to taste everything, puppies love to explore the world around them and try different new things. Does your dog really like the taste of cat feces? In fact, they might as cat food contains a lot more protein than dog food does, therefore, even a poop might seem like a good snack for your barking friend. In this article, we will explain how to stop your dog from visiting cat litter box and eating cat feces.

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Dog eating Cat food – How to prevent it?

Dog wont stop eating dog food.

Most dogs like to eat, I mean a lot! Sometimes we can’t stop wondering because a dog with a weight of about 30lbs seems to eat as much as a full grown human adult would. Dogs often find cat food more appealing than their own kibbles. Why so? First, there is a difference in nutrition when comparing dog food with cat food. Food that’s made for cats have way more protein – a higher percentage of meat which may be one of the causes. Your dog also might want some extra food because of improper scheduled feeding. At the end, there are a ton of reasons with many answers, but for most, it’s just because they are dogs and food in their eyes is and stays food. Therefore in this article, we will learn how to stop your dog from eating at food and can it do any harm for your barking friend.

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Stopping your Cat from stealing Dog food

Cat stealing dog food

Ever found your cat feasting on your dog’s bowl? In most cases, it won’t do much harm if your cat grabs few pieces of dog food. However, if this happens on a daily basis, some boundaries have to be made. If you own two pets that live together, it’s very important to distinguish their feeding bowls. It’s a very bad idea to feed multiple pets – cats and dogs with a single food bowl. Each of your beloved companions has to have its own bed, water bowl, and food bowl.

But what to do if you cat keeps returning to dishes that are meant for your dog? This is why we have created this article to help you learn and fix this seemingly harmless issue.

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HM tip: How to help your dog and cat get along

cat and dog living together

Dogs and cats living together in peace – is that something extraordinary, or completely achievable for every household? We know you’d like to hear it’s the latter, and some articles might claim it’s true, however, in reality, that’d be a huge exaggeration… AND YET, you can, in fact, increase drastically the chances of success for …

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