How do I keep my dog out of the cat litter box?
Add Black Pepper or Hot Sauce in the Litter Box
In order to keep your dogs away from cat litter, you can add some black pepper or hot sauce in the litter mix. Dogs would hate it! Whenever your dogs get near the cat poop, the smell of hot sauce and pepper will repel them.
What should I do if my dog ate cat litter?
If your dog has eaten cat litter or clumping cat litter, keep an eye on him. If he has normal bowel movements, he’s probably fine. But if he appears to have difficulty pooping, does not poop, or if his poop is abnormal, you should call your veterinarian.
Why do dogs eat cat poop and how do you stop it?
The surest way to stop dogs from eating cat poop is to eliminate their access to it. Put litter boxes in locations where your cat can easily access them, but your dog cannot. A self-cleaning litter box may also help, although some dogs learn to raid the box before the cleaning cycle begins.
Can a dog get sick from eating cat poop?
Some dogs also like the taste of the cat litter itself. Your dog could get intestinal parasites from eating fecal material. Most dogs don’t get sick after eating litter box treasures, but trying to prevent it is a good idea. Especially if you let your dog lick your face.