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2. A Lot of Dogs Eat Poop

Studies have been done on why dogs eat poop and they have found that almost a quarter of dogs engage in this type of behavior and over half of the dogs that do it are chronic eaters. They came to the conclusion that the behavior derives from the fact that dogs are natural scavengers and will eat just about anything they find on the ground. This was a method ancestral dogs used to get and recycle needed nutrients to maintain good health.

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