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For-bid Stool-Eating Preventative, 12 Packets

Item: 500100
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Description

For-bid stops coprophagia (pets eating stool). Vegetable protein and sodium glutamate work in the digestive system to give stools a bad taste.

For-bid has been used by thousands of veterinarians in both cats and dogs without adverse reactions and with excellent efficacy.

Useful Information

Directions

Simply sprinkle For-bid on your dog's food. This will impart a forbidden and unpalatable taste to the feces. For-bid is not an enzyme mixture which alters the normal endogenous digestive process.

Dosage

Dogs 3-20 lbs

1/4 packet (1/2 teaspoon) twice per day for 5 days

Dogs 20-100 lbs

1/2 packet (1 teaspoon) twice per day for 5-6 days

Cats

1/4 packet (1/2 teaspoon) twice per day for 5 days

Quick Tips

  • If coprophogia starts again after initial feeding, give 1 gram (just a pinch) per day for 2-3 weeks, or as necessary until unwanted behavior stops.
  • When a dog is eating another dog's stool or from a cat's litter box. we recommend feeding For-bid to both animals as directed above.
  • Customer Reviews

    3.0
    29 Reviews
    5
    41% (12)
    4
    7% (2)
    3
    3% (1)
    2
    10% (3)
    1
    38% (11)
    38% Recommend this product (11 of 29 responses)
    By Judy
    United States
    For-Bid is great.
    June 3, 2015
    This product was prescribed for my Shih-Tzu puppy. She broke that bad habit and life for her and me is now better.
    By Jacque
    Central Texas
    Didn't work
    November 21, 2020
    It may have reduced the frequency of my girl's poop eating, but even though I treated both dogs, she still sneaks a "snack" most days.
    Pros
    • It's easy to give, both dogs seem to like it on their food.
    Cons
    • Poor/no results
    By Diana
    California
    Don’t recommend wasting money
    February 8, 2020
    After a complete box of 12 packets my dog still eats her poop. Don't recommend spending the money.
    Pros
    • Dog eats no problem. Easy to use
    Cons
    • Doesn't work dog still eats poop.
    By _nixon
    Tempe, AZ
    Poop candy
    July 20, 2019
    We purchased after the vet recommended it for our puppy who kept eating her own poop and after a failed attempt with a different brand. She had no problem with me sprinkling it on her food and also had no problem continuing to eating her poop. The cat also didnít mind it on her food and the dog still stopped by the cat box a few times. What is with eating poop? She is spoiled with treats, bones, chews and toys. I try to pick up the poop the second it hits the floor and Iím often times too slow. Sigh... at least Healthy Pets had the best pricing out of all other places I checked online and provided excellent customer service. I hope your dog doesnít inhale poop like mine does.
    Pros
    • No flavor
    • Cat and dog ate it
    • Great price
    • Great customer service
    Cons
    • Still ate poop!!!
    By Barb
    Prescott
    Didn't work
    May 15, 2019
    We tried the first 5-day treatment and it didn't work. So we waited a week then tried another 5-day treatment and it still didn't work.
    By Cheri
    River Edge New Jersey
    I think it’s working
    December 20, 2018
    I have 3 labs . All rescued. One lab eats the others poop . I got this product and went by the instructions. It didnít work. I increased the amount and itís working . My first order from Amazon was 3 boxes . I just for 4 more boxes . After the holidays Iím going to slow it down and see how we do . A
    Cons
    • Cheri, It looks like you are doing it right. Keep it up. You will break that bad habit.
    By EBS
    Washington State
    It's not a "magic pill" solution for all dogs, but it can work if you're willing to work too.
    November 14, 2018
    I brought home a 10 wk pup and over time noticed this intermittent problem that was becoming more frequent. My vet recommended the product and told me results were mixed, but to keep up with my training in conjunction with the use of it. (Which for me was saying "Yuk, ick!" when the dog was showing signs of eating the stool and a lot of praise when he looked in my direction, and more praise as he turned away from it and came to me). Some people are lucky, in that the product alone is enough to deter the pet from the bad habit. For my situation, I found that it made my dog slow down, sniff, and think about it long enough that it was a helpful aid combined with training. I did 5 days as the product recommended, stopped, noticed the behavior starting to come back so tried another 5 days and the behavior has stopped completely. The dog was too quick for me with the "Yuk, ick"/praise method I was trying alone, but "FOR-BID" gave me what I needed to have success. (It's gratifying to know my dog now finds me more interesting than his own stool...) Understand in some situations, there are going to be some pets at the unfortunate end of the bell curve that perhaps the only solution is to keep the yard picked up and the litter boxes isolated. Praise them & love them anyway - they're all yours! (Just don't let them lick you.) I do recommend giving FOR-BID a try, though. I could tell it helped in my dog's case.
    Merchant Response:We're glad you enjoyed using FOR-BID Stool-eating preventative and that your dog had success!
    By Toni S.
    Florida
    Eating poop
    March 4, 2018
    The product do not do what it said it was supposed to do horrible product
    By Tammy B.
    Minneapolis,Minnesota
    Nope
    July 14, 2017
    Didn't work at all it just gave it more flavor. Waste of my money
    By Ann C.
    The Villages, Fl
    not working
    June 25, 2017
    Adopted dog is 10 years old. Who knows how long she has been eating her poop. Maybe this is not a fair opinion, since I don't know how long this is going on. We are now in the stage of a pinch on her food for two-three weeks. Not giving-up yet.

    not giving up!
    By Catherine
    Raleigh, North Carolina
    Not effective
    May 27, 2017
    I have this product 2 stars because although it was not harmful to my dogs and did not cause any adverse reactions, it did not work at all in my case. I used it according to packet directions religiously and saw no benefit from this product. I am beginning to think that nothing will stop this problem other than being hypervigilant in picking up waste as soon as it is deposited. If your looking for a magic cure, this is not it
    Pros
    • Does not cause stomach upset and appears to be tasty. My dogs ate it eagerly with their food
    Cons
    • Doesn't work
    By Ed
    Michigan
    Great Product
    February 22, 2017
    This worked very well for stopping our golden retrievers from eating stools. Will reorder as necessary.
    By Rhonda
    Ohio
    Did not work
    February 2, 2017
    Used as directed and did not work for my lab. Oh well. *sigh*
    By Sue
    Bernalillo, New Mexico
    Total Disappointment
    February 1, 2017
    This product did nothing to stop my seven month old puppy from eating her poop. There was absolutely no reaction at all when the product was added to her food. I wasted my money hoping this product would end this problem.
    By Cathy D.
    New York
    For-bid
    January 15, 2017
    Tried Forbid for over a week. Was supposed to help after 5-6 days, used for 10 days and did not work at all.Made him more gassy and smelled worse. Won't buy it again.
    By Don G.
    McKinney Texas
    Good Service
    December 12, 2016
    The five days will be up this coming Wednesday I will know by the end of the week if it works. Thanks
    By Sk8trgirl
    Hawaii
    For-Bid
    December 1, 2016
    So far so good.
    By Judy
    Shelbyville, Kentucky
    I had high hopes...
    May 28, 2016
    I have two dachshunds, one is 8 and the other is a 3 month old puppy. They eat different food and the puppy likes his sister's recycled food... yuck. Forbid seemed to be working at first, but now has little effect. I saw little because he doesn't gobble down as much as he did before forbid. I'm going to give it a little longer... I purchased the 12 pack, just to see what happens.
    By Dana B.
    Durham, NC
    Really works!
    February 19, 2016
    I have a nine month old Yorkie puppy and during his last vet visit she asked if his appetite had improved. I told her no he still eats very little except when it comes to my other two dogs poop and it was driving me crazy to keep them apart in the yard. She laughed and said some dogs do this and she had good news. It's called Forbid. She said it would stop this matter right away. Problem was, dosing for my 3 dogs would be between $80 - $120. So I checked online and ordered from Healthy Pets and I ordered the same amount at a much lower price. It really works! Directions are on each little packet and just mix with food. My dogs didn't seem to mind any difference. Loved it
    Pros
    • Easy to use
    Cons
    • Kind of hard to measure
    • We used wet food for the week
    By Bill
    KC Missouri
    Save your money
    February 15, 2016
    Must have made their poop taste like candy! Didn't stop them one bit. Will try something different.
    Pros
    • None
    Cons
    • Did not work
    By Martha B.
    Nashville, TN
    Simple Solution
    February 6, 2016
    While I'm still not sure of the results, it seems like a good solution. It doesn't prevent dogs from eating the feces of other dogs though. Perhaps if I pass them out to all my neighbors?
    Pros
    • Easy to use.
    Cons
    • Doesn't totally cure the problem.
    By kelly
    United States
    it works!
    September 19, 2015
    This is the only additive that my dog will actually eat. It does exactly what its supposed to & the price @ healthy pets is great!
    By Barb
    North Carolina
    It's a Miracle!
    August 6, 2015
    Our poodle-rescue lived in his cage for the first 5 months of his life. He kept his cage very tidy, including eating his poo. Now that he is free to run and play, the habit continued. For-Bid worked immediately and the problem is solved. Great product!!!
    Pros
    • Immediate results
    Cons
    • None
    By Diane
    Metairie, LA
    I have faithfully given this to my small dog like the instructions stated. She has not stopped eating poop. This did not work and it was guranteed to work. Will not recommend it.
    April 20, 2015
    Have used as directed since I got it, over 2 weeks now, my dog still eats poo;p. It is rather frustrating to watch her after I have been so faithful in giving her this and it didn't work.
    I do not recommend it. Really thought I would have this problem solved.
    By Gloria
    Columbus,GA
    For-Bid
    April 11, 2015
    My dogs eat each other stool every day instead of every day as they were doing previously.
    Pros
    • I like the powder instead of the tablets or chewables.
    Cons
    • No cons
    By Lisa
    Little Rock AR
    this product works great, Thank God!
    February 15, 2015
    I have a little dog that loves to eat his own stool and our bigger dog's stool as well. There really is nothing more disgusting. Anyway, sprinkle this little packet on their food for about 2 weeks and it works for awhile. We are having to use the packets again after about a 4 month break.
    By Sara J.
    Horses eating their POO!
    January 31, 2012
    Fori the first time in 44 years, I witnessed adult horses eating their manure. I am certain that these horses were doing do to bordem. They were horses that came in from a large pasture, to be stalled with a run. Within a month they started eating about 50% of their piles. Being a Vet. Tech. I knew about \"Forbid\" for dogs and cats. Someone told me that it has been used on horses. I ordered it and it does work. This vise is also learned. My horse who never did this, started doing it. I treated her for only 2 days. She stopped, buit started back up a week later. I treated her 5 days, and she stopped. completely. All the horses ate it with no problem.
    By CHRISTA
    Forbid
    October 27, 2011
    I have two Boston Terrier\'s... both females. One of which is a poop eater. It\'s quite discusting. Anywhere we go if there\'s a \"good\" tasting/smelling pile around she always finds a way to eat it. Since I am gone 8 hours a day to go to work my dogs have free access to their bathroom and to their poop. I always come home ready to pick up something and there\'s nothing... until I turn the corner and there\'s barf from where her stomach got upset from eating it. So, I asked my vet what I should do and he put both of my dogs on For-Bid. It was simple: sprinkle some on their food and it will make them not want to eat their poop anymore. It took a couple of days but after a while the results were great! No more barf messes to clean up, no more horrible breath, ... yes it meant I had to pick up dog poop more often but I was happy to do that. I\'m so thankful for For-Bid and will use it anytime the routine starts up again.
    By JENNIFER
    FORBID
    September 5, 2009
    I USED FORBID TO PREVENT MY PUPPY FROM EATING HORSE MANURE, IT REALLY DID WORK BUT I HAVE 3 HORSES, BOUGHT 3 PACKAGES OF TWELVE, FED ALL OF IT AT SUGGESTED. IT STOPPED WORKING AFTER A WHILE OF NOT FEEDING IT AS I SUSPECTED IT WOULD. TO CONTINUE TO BUY IN PACKETS FOR HORSES IS TOO COSTLY. I CAN\'T FIND A LARGE CONTAINER BUT PLAN TO CHECK W/ THE VET. THE PUP KEPT TESTING DIFFERENT MANURE PILES TO SEE IF THEY TASTED ANY DIFFERENT AND THEN STOPPED, SHE ONLY LIKES THE FRESH MANURE SO IT WORKED OUT. SHE IS BACK TO EATING IT AS THE BAD TASTE IS GONE NOW. I WILL SURELY TRY TO FIND IN BULK. ALSO, I SAW NO CHANGES IN THE HORSES WHILE THEY WERE ON THIS PRODUCT.

    Customer Q&A

    3 Questions & 3 Answers
    diana vaccaro
    from MO asked:
    February 20, 2019
    i have a horse that almost doesnt need to have stall cleaned, he does it for me, how do i measure a 1/2 pack or do i just guess,
    1 Answer
    Hi Diana, this product is only meant to used or dogs and cats†
    Submitted by: Customer Service on June 13, 2019

    Nancy Fox
    from Ypsilanti, MI asked:
    December 14, 2018
    How long will it take for me to actually receive this product if I place an order today??
    1 Answer
    Please contact our customer service at 1-800-889-9475 and they will answer any shipping questions that you have.
    Submitted by: Customer Service on June 11, 2019

    Dee
    from Middletown, NJ asked:
    December 13, 2018
    I would appreciate a list of ingredients. My dog has allergies and sensitivities, so I would hate to exacerbate any symptoms. Thanks!
    1 Answer

    The ingredients†are:†Wheat Gluten, Monosodium Glutamate.

    Submitted by: Customer Service on June 11, 2019

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