Got questions about PICA?

5 02 2009

First things first, since many people may not be aware of PICA, let us begin by explaining it is.  PICA is a common condition for dogs, where they eat objects off the ground or floor.  They ingest these objects (paper towels, rocks, underwear, coins, safety pins, you name it and they’ll eat it)  This also extends to coprophagia, which is just a fancy word for poop eating.  Myself, I have never experienced PICA, but when Tax was a puppy, he used to eat rocks.  I do not remember if he outgrew eating rocks, ate all of the rocks, or we moved and he could not find rocks to eat at our new place. Read the rest of this entry »