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Cayenne pepper deters a lot of animals and pests. The smell can be enough to keep them away (nose irritant) but if they do happen to get a taste, they likely won't want to do it again.
Hello. By any chance, Do you have an invisible fence? If you do you might be able to purchase a remote training collar to train your dog not to eat rubber much using the tone only button or even a mild level stimulation signal.
We had problems with dog urine devastating the green grassy turf. When the human leash training and otc urine ph supplement and other recommendations failed-We resorted to a remote training collar to train our dogs over the last 17+ years. This collar is exactly the same principle as our existing invisible fence, but you can resort to a tone only button initiation to keep the dog away from an area you’re trying to protect. There are two different zap modes of nick and shock that you initiate and regulate by a intensity dial. Its the same type of collars hunting dogs use.
I do realize these Remote training collars are not for all people but if you using invisible type fence already- it’s likely a great option. My dogs were trained to pee and in mulched area and our grass has been great the last 17years.
After training they don't need to wear the collar.
did the pepper work. My 8 month old lab is exactly the same loves it like bubble gum!!!!
Ive used vinegar. lemon juice. Nothing is working.....
The truth is...NOTHING works. My girls are now five and extremely healthy. Apparently it is not harmful. So, I still do my best to deter them but they still eat it.