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why do dog's do this

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chilling in muscadine, Aug 13, 2008.

  1. chilling in muscadine

    chilling in muscadine { I love being disfunctual }

    Jun 8, 2008
    muscadine, al.
    Why is it that everytime I come into the house after walking in my yard checking on my chicken's that I have 2 dog's trying to lick the bottom's of my shoe's. This goes on forever it seem's like. Here I am trying to clean my house [dog's tongue on shoe], wash dishes [dog's tongue on shoe], vacuum [dog's tongue on shoe], watch T. V. [dog's tongue on shoe], get online [dog's tongue on shoe], talk on the phone [dog's tongue on shoe]. You get the picture. I try explaining very nicely that I could get my work done a whole lot faster if they would stop. To my surprise, they don't stop. If I take my shoe's off they will chew them up. WHAT'S UP WITH THAT!!!!!!!!!!!!![​IMG] Anybody else have this problem? [​IMG] PEACE
     
  2. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    [​IMG] You wear your chicken shoes in the house????? [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. Small Town Girl

    Small Town Girl Out Of The Brooder

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    The bottom of your shoes taste like chicken poop? Dogs are seriously gross animals. My St. Bernard loves to visit my parents' house in the winter when he can go out to the horse pasture and get some "poopsicles".... Gross.
     
  4. Nuggetsowner:)

    Nuggetsowner:) Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My dogs eat chicken poo off the ground. I figure that is why they don't lick my shoes. [​IMG]
     
  5. EllyMae

    EllyMae Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have a problem with my dogs wanting to eat chicken poop, horse poop, rabbit poop, cow poop, you name it. If it is poop, they act like it's a delicacy!!! And pet supply companies want to try to sell me a water dish that FILTERS their water??? UGH:barnie
     
  6. chickens4jojo

    chickens4jojo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Take heart~~you are not alone [​IMG]

    Here is a great place posted (I think today?) on the same topic!

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=79826

    It is so gross, but I also have some chickens who try to eat my dog poo. [​IMG] It is so disheartening to watch your sweet chickies (or doggies) do this disgusting thing!! I just don't even want to understand. [​IMG]
     
  7. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    Quote:[​IMG]
     
  8. LilBizzy

    LilBizzy Chicken Storyteller

    May 20, 2008
    Maryland
    They do it cause dogs are just gross! [​IMG]
    My dog does the same thing. Or , if I'm wearing pants ( as opposed to shorts) She'll try to lick the bottom of my pants.
    She also likes to eat the treasures they leave behind - and I'm NOT talking about eggs.
    You might just have to leave the shoes outside the door.
     
  9. WisconsinChick

    WisconsinChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    did you say you wore your shoes in the house?
     
  10. chilling in muscadine

    chilling in muscadine { I love being disfunctual }

    Jun 8, 2008
    muscadine, al.
    :frowYes wisconsinchick I wear my shoe's in the house. I don't have any other work shoe's to wear because my dog's chewed them up. The dog's are pitbull and blue heeler mix. They are 9 month's old and I have there sister and mother in the house too but they don't lick my shoe's. There dad and brother are outside and they don't lick my shoe's either. I was thinking it maybe was a sigh of affection. I have other dog's in the house too and they don't perform this behavior. It's really funny because these dog's have the longest tongues. Maybe one day I'll step on there tongues [oop's]. lol I know all about dog's being gross because I have one dog that goes over to my neighbor's cow pasture and roll's in cow patty's then she come's home and can't figure out why I want let her in the house. She alway's look's so proud of herself too. Maybe the dog's will outgrow there fettish with my shoe's. Thank's for all the responces.
     

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