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How to stop a dog from eating eggs?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Don Jr, Jan 9, 2010.

  1. Don Jr

    Don Jr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any ideas?
     
  2. emys

    emys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
    Idaho
    The old mustard egg trick comes to mind.
     
  3. Julie_A

    Julie_A Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Grandpa always told me that you couldn't.... He's the same guy that called dogs with a white tip on their tail, Eggsucker! [​IMG]
     
  4. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 5, 2009
    Middleton, WI
    I don't know a foolproof way other than restricing access. My greyhounds all were/are egg fanatics and will eat eggs in any shape or form available. Needless to say - he will try to even get the broken shells out of the compost... [​IMG]. So I have to make sure he has no access to anything remotely resembling eggs [​IMG]
     
  5. Don Jr

    Don Jr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Tell me about the mustard trick.
     
  6. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

    Feb 7, 2009
    Tombstone, AZ
    i would think something like hot sauce or pepper or something that the dog will freak out about it if gets it in its mouth would do the trick? My cat... personally hated listerine strips ahahahaha. Plant some listerine strips on some eggs. They hate that they cant get the darn sticky thing out of their mouth ahahha
     
  7. emys

    emys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
    Idaho
    Same as with egg eating hens - poke a hole in an egg, blow it out and fill with mustard, hot sauce, dish soap or something else disgusting. When the dogs bites down he maybe thinks twice about the next one. Of course he might just smell then next one more carefully too.

    How does your dog have access to your eggs?
     
  8. fancbrd4me02

    fancbrd4me02 Chillin' With My Peeps

    keep your dog out of your henhouse
     
  9. Don Jr

    Don Jr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cause i leave the gate open so the hens can go in and out. I can fix something at the open door so the hens can walk up and over, but the dog can not.
     
  10. Boyd

    Boyd Recipient of The Biff Twang

    Mar 14, 2009
    MI
    Quote:buy a small jar of habernareos, get a syringe and needle, inject the juice from the peppers directly into the egg. Put a drop of wax or a small sliver of scotch tape over the injection. Let dog eat egg. Let dog be miserable. Repeat as many times as necessary till dog gets the idea. Only takes once or twice (twice with my dumb lab) and no more eggs were eaten.
     

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