eating dog poop

My African Leopard Tortoise wont quit eating dog poop is this ok? I feed her greens every day as well as grated carrots and other vegetables. She also munches on weeds but Every time i turn around she has found dog poop to eat.

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Jun 04, 2010
by: Anonymous

You have to scoop up your dogs poop as soon as you see it, many different types of tortoises will eat a dogs poop as well as their own. It may be due to the protein in the dogs poop, but it is not good for your tortoise. Protein can deform a tortoises shell, so make sure they do not get to much.

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