Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

To get rid of stomach upset

Grass can help to induce vomiting, which can help to get rid of any food or toxins that are causing an upset stomach.

To get more fiber

Grass is a good source of fiber, which can help to keep the digestive system healthy.

To get nutrients

Grass may contain nutrients that are missing from a dog's diet.

To satisfy a craving

Some dogs simply like the taste of grass.

To relieve boredom or anxiety

Eating grass can be a way for dogs to self-soothe.

To attract attention

If a dog knows that eating grass will get their owner's attention, they may do it for that reason.

When should I be concerned

You should be concerned about your dog's grass eating if: They are eating large amounts of grass.

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