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FOR-BID Stool-eating Preventative (12 packets) of Forbid

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FOR-BID stops coprophagy (pets eating stool). Vegetable protein and sodium glutamate work in the digestive system to give stools a bad taste. Directions: Simply sprinkle FOR-BID on dog food and after the food is consumed, 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. FOR-BID has been used by thousands of veterinarians in both cats and dogs without adverse reactions and with excellent efficacy.

Recommended Administration

Large dogs: (German shepherd size) sprinkle the contents of 1/2 package on the dog food two times a day for 5 to 6 days (morning and night). This will usually curb coprophagy for months, often permanently. In small dogs or puppies, you may give one-quarter of a pack two times a day for four days (morning and night).

Cats: 1/4 packet of FOR-BID per day, for 4-5 days.

Horses: we have reports that 1 1/2 packs of FOR-BID, morning noon and night for 2-3 days appears to curb this habit.

If Coprophagy starts again after initial dosage of FOR-BID, give 1 gram per day (from the 8 gram package) for 2-3 weeks or as necessary. 12 packets per FOR-BID container.

Useful Information

Dr. Kidwell - Culver City Animal Hospital
After 47 years, I am hesitant to recommend any product but my experience with For-Bid is that it works, is non-invasive, is biodegradable and it is safe

Jeremy - Amazon
Our nearly one year old puppy had decided it enjoyed eating our dogs poop….yuck. After using For-Bid, she stopped her nasty habit

Merrick Animal Hospital
No toxicity, good results, excellent palatability.

Donna - Doctors Foster and Smith
This product worked on my dog! She liked to graze through the cats litter and nothing I did stopped her until I fed this product to all my cats. Took a couple days but it started working. I also fed it to her as a precaution and she did not eat her own litter when she stopped eating the cats’. Did not use all of the order so have plenty for refresher and maintenance.

Mallow - 1-800-PetMeds
We gave the big dog 2/3 and the little dog one third of a packet two times a day. They were both rescue dogs with bad habits. Worked great. Gave for a while and the results seem to last. No more dog poo breath.

Customer Reviews

Review Summary
81 Reviews
32% (26)
17% (14)
12% (10)
4% (3)
35% (28)
57% Recommend this product (46 of 81 responses)
By Lu
No eating poop
March 2, 2024
My puppy stopped eating her poop after using forbid for a few days.
By Mary
Central city
Dog still cleaning cat boxes
July 30, 2023
Does not stop my dog from eating out of cat box
  • Easy to use
By dpearson
North Carolina (NC)
Failure to work
May 27, 2023
Unfortunately, it did not work to stop my two young dogs from consuming their stool. Wish it did.
By Susan M.
Salt Lake City, Utah
Poop Enhancer
February 11, 2022
Sadly, this did not work for my whippet. Rather, it made her poop more interesting to her.
By Anonymous
Albany, NY
It worked
April 4, 2021
I must say that this actually worked for my mini aussie. She aggressively ate her own #2 since we got her and had to fight her for it every time. Its been a month since using it and ever since she has only ate it once but she usually walks away when she’s done
By Joy G.
January 25, 2021
used it for 5 days and he hasn't eaten any for a week now.... we still put a pinch in his food and we clean up every 2 days....
By Francis C.
December 20, 2020
Followed directions and does not work
By Patti
So Far, So Good!
September 19, 2017
I purchased this for one of my almost two year old golden retrievers. They are brothers, and one of them started eating his own stool a few months ago. We watched and waited constantly to beat him to it, but were utterly embarrassed when he did this in front of our relatives at a party! He showed no interest in eating his brothers waste, but we administered the For-Bid to both of them for six days, morning and evening feedings. It has been a few weeks, and thought he still sniffs, he doesn't nibble!
By Nd524
April 8, 2017
I have bought For-Bid many times over the years cause it seems with all the dogs we have had we usually had one that would eat the feces. I just used up the packets i got about 3 days ago. I have been watching our one dog to see if she will still eat it and she sure did today.,. So now that she has started again i will have to order more. I guess we will have to start all over again with the product.
By Rickie
Boston area
Review for FOR-BID Stool-eating Preventative (12 packets) of Forbid
February 21, 2017
Unfortunately the product did not work for my dog! Not saying it was the product but very disappointed.
By cal
February 8, 2017
I simply had no success with your product.
By Toni
Baltimore, MD
Still eating poo
December 30, 2016
My dog is still eating poo. This product did not even slow him down.
By Mark
Westminster, CO
Helped My Dog
November 4, 2016
My dog got 2 kinds of worms from eating stools. I went to the Vet and got the medicine to take care of that . FOR-BID helped to keep her from doing more of the same. Works very well. She's not doing it any more.
By Dutzer
1419 North 2nd Street
October 21, 2016
Love this product. This was the only product that worked on my dogs.
Fort Myers, FL
October 21, 2016
This worked for my puppy! However, after the initial 2 weeks, I continued putting a pinch in his food every day. I checked with my Vet and he said that it would not hurt him at all...and it does keep him from eating his poo.....which is yuck!!!!!
By Pedro
Ontario NY
August 1, 2016
This product stopped my dog from eating his excrement and I would buy it again.
By emn26
Ithaca, NY
Worked for a time
April 21, 2016
Our 8 mo old puppy has begun eating her stool. The ForBid worked while we used it, for 5 days initially. Then she began again. We started the ForBid again and now, after 14 days, she's back to eating stool even with the ForBid. As my vet says, "Once a p**p eater, always a p**p eater." We are sad and grossed out.
By Dee
Review for FOR-BID Stool-eating Preventative (12 packets) of Forbid
April 4, 2016
Very unsatisfied with this product. After using it for six days it had no affect on stopping my dog from eating feces. My advice is save your money.
By DFree
November 3, 2015
Works fine he has stopped as long as I use the product consisantly. Hopeful that after a couple of weeks he will no longer even stop to try.
By Wavehi0
Brooksville, Florida
So Determined
May 5, 2015
I saw no difference in my German Shepherd when I used this product. She remained undeterred. We doubled the dose and administered it to all the dogs in the house for 30 days. The main ingredient is MSG which is supposed to make things taste better, and that me why she hasn't stopped. I have also tried everything else available on the market with no luck. This was my last hope. I think the only way to get her to stop is to walk her and pick it up as soon as she goes. It was great when she had puppies, she kept things cleaned up, but not too much fun now because she likes to give kisses and she carries feces into the house through the doggie door.
By kj
Mpls, Mn
Didn't help
April 29, 2015
For Bid left residue in the dog dish. It did not help the situation at all. Both dogs keep continuing to eat their feces. It was a waste of money for me. I wish I could return the remaining packets.
By cruzincaril
for bid
March 12, 2015
i thought that forbid would work..after the dog made her deposit she didnt go back to it like she usually does...HOWEVER if i was not there to clean it up right away she would start eating it...if i did clean it up and she happened to go again in the next twenty mins or so, she would eat i dont really know whats going not happy with the results so far and debating whether i should buy more or try something else
By two w.
good purchase
February 28, 2015
I've used this with several of my dogs, over a 20 year span... It does work. Works well enough, I can get 4 feeding from 1 packet. I have also learned; less chance, of this habit, if you clean up after the dog(s).
By Michael
Waste of money
February 25, 2015
For-Bid simply does not work. Used on my 4 month old Lab for over a week sprinkling half a packet on her food twice a day. It didn't slow her down one bit with eating her stool while I'm gone during the day for work. DO NOT BUY THIS...we are having better luck just putting 2 spoonfuls of pumpkin on her food
By Mare
Marlton NJ
Worst purchase
February 20, 2015
I have four dogs. I used this product and followed the directions. It did not work and I wasted 40.00. I am very disappointed and will never order from this company again
By alimay
Central New Jersey
Didn't work!
January 16, 2015
I tried adding For-bid to my puppy's food for two weeks. My six month old Pom pup was not impressed. I'm hoping he just outgrows the habit.
By Harley D.
January 16, 2015
Our German Shorthair puppy has been eating her stool since we brought her home she can,t wait to go out &eat her stool.Itried putting on the For-bid Sometimes it works &sometimes it doesen,t.If I don,t clean it up she will go after it.Kinda lost what to do!!!
BR, La
September 1, 2014
Received in mail quickly. Easy to mix in food. My dog is still eating her poo, unfortunately. Don't rec. I really wish she would stop!! She is such a sweet pup!!!! :)
This works.
August 9, 2014
Other products failed to stop the problem.
This is inexpensive and good to keep a bit extra for a follow up treatment if needed.
By Marianne
DId Not Work On My Dog
July 19, 2014
Gave my dog recommended dosage for suggested time period and he still ate his feces. So, I tried again giving him more for a longer period of time, and he is still eating his feces. This product did not work at all for my dog.

Questions and Answers

1 Question & 1 Answer
from Klamath Falls, OR asked:
February 7, 2015
Where is this product (For-Bid) made?
1 Answer
For-bid is made in the USA. For more information, you can check out their website at
Submitted by: Customer Service on February 9, 2015

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