Everything You Need To Know On Why Do Dogs Eat Their Vomit

A great bonding experience with your dog is playing a fun game of catch. Mid-game, your dog might just stop in their tracks and throw up. Not only throw up but throw up and then proceed to eat it.

Find out why dogs eat their own vomit and if you should be worried about it.

Is It Bad If a Dog Eats Its Own Vomit?

Yes, it can be harmful to your dog to eat their own vomit. However, they also regurgitate their food and then eat it. Eating regurgitated food isn’t harmful to them at all.

Why Do Dogs Eat Their Vomit?

Dogs eat their own vomit because they still see it as food. Their superior smell receptors allow them to recognize that there are still nutritious food particles in there and that seems tasty to them.

Should I Let My Dog Eat Their Own Vomit?

Dogs sometimes eat their own vomit because to them, it still smells tasty. But, just because it’s tasty, doesn’t always mean that they should eat it.

Should You Stop Your Dog from Eating Their Own Vomit?

Yes, it’s best to remove your dog from their vomit so they don’t consume the stomach acid again.

Here are a few minor reasons your dog might be throwing up: 

- Motion sickness - Grass - Food Allergies - Change in Diet - Stress and Anxiety

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