Vitamin/mineral deficiancy?

Ever since the weather has (finally) gotten nice Gossy gets to spend more time outdoors both before I go to work and after I come home. I've noticed, however, that she now chews on anything plastic - the plastic on the sprinkler, the plastic guard on the lawn mower, plastic garden edging, plastic plant pots, etc. There are plenty of little creatures for her to chase while in the yard so it's not boredom. I'm wondering if she might be missing something in her diet?
She gets the new grainfree Canidae (was getting Innova) kibbles with a chunk or two of raw steak every day and often a marrow bone when I go to work (not every day).

That's a possibility. Though I'm not sure what's in plastic that could be missing in the diet. Mine have eaten dirt/clay to get the minerals. Can you get Steve's Raw Dog Food? It's sold mostly at Whole Foods Market. http://www.stevesrealfood.com/.

I'm picking up a new tri today from BRAT and I'm going to try it. The woman who runs BRAT said it help her B that had chronic diarrhea. You can mix it with kibble. I'm also going to use Organix dry dog food to mix it with.

I think plastic is just 'junk food' for them, my Nicky will chew plastic anytime she can!

@nobarkus:

That's a possibility. Though I'm not sure what's in plastic that could be missing in the diet. Mine have eaten dirt/clay to get the minerals. Can you get Steve's Raw Dog Food? It's sold mostly at Whole Foods Market. http://www.stevesrealfood.com/.

I'm picking up a new tri today from BRAT and I'm going to try it. The woman who runs BRAT said it help her B that had chronic diarrhea. You can mix it with kibble. I'm also going to use Organix dry dog food to mix it with.

Let us know how it goes.. and we would love for you to join us next weekend in Livermore for the BCONC lure trial/puppy match/club meeting….

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