We've all heard the saying, "Curiosity killed the cat," but what about when curiosity leads our dogs to explore litter boxes? Dogs have a knack for sniffing out the most unexpected places, and the litter box is no exception!

Dogs are natural scavengers. Cat poop can smell and taste appealing to them, resembling cat food. Sometimes, dogs eat cat poop for attention or due to nutrient deficiencies in their diet.

Why Do Dogs Eat Cat Poop?

Change The Location: Place the litter box on a higher surface your dog can't reach. Install A Litter Box With A Dog-Proof Entry: Invest in boxes with cat-friendly, dog-proof entrances. Use A Covered Cat Box: A covered litter box can deter larger dogs from accessing it.

How To Keep Dogs Out of Cat Litter Boxes

More Strategies to Keep Dogs Away

Create A Dog-Free Zone: Use pet gates or cat doors to create areas only cats can access. Use Training Commands: Train your dog with commands like "leave it" or "stay away." Clean Your Cat's Litter Box Regularly: A clean box is less appealing to your dog.