Dog Pica and Eating Behaviors

Pica refers to a condition that describes dogs that crave and eat non-food items. Some dogs may only eat one type of non-food item while others may eat a variety. Pica can endanger a dog’s health because what the dog consumes might be toxic. The item the dog consumes might also not be digestible.

Dog ate kinetic sand

Did your dog accidentally ingest some kinetic sand? Here are some immediate steps you should be taking to protect your dog’s health.

Stop dogs from eating their own poop

Try these four simple tricks to stop your dog from eating his own poop (or the poop of other dogs). This condition is known as coprophagia.

When dogs chew and eat grass

Eating and grazing grass isn’t necessarily a harmful behavior unless the dog does it excessively.