Because its delicious.Why would a dog eat cat poop? Because its delicious. The reason cat poop smells so good is because of the skatole and phenylacetic acid found in the urine of cats. These compounds can be combined to make which smells like garbage.There are lots of other reasons why cats poop all over the place, but this one is true: because its delicious.
Can my dog get sick from eating cat poop?
There is no direct health risk from cat poop for your dog. However, dog feces can pose a threat to cats if they accidentally eat it. Because cat feces contains bacteria that can lead to infections in dogs, it’s best to keep them separate. If you do have both cats and dogs in the same home, be sure to confine them to different rooms.
What does it mean when a dog eats cat poop?
Dog poop contains high concentrations of chemical compounds such as nitrogen and sulfur. These compounds are essential for the survival of nematodes (roundworms), which are the larvae of parasitic worms in dog feces. The larvae of parasitic worms such as hookworms can survive in the environment for up to 6 months. Eaten by a dog, cat feces supply food that allows nematodes to become parasites (worm eggs) in the cat’s digestive tract, while also adding to the nutritional requirements of the host, which is beneficial to the parasite.