Two reasons of belief here from talking to my vet. The first one is when dogs seem to eat grass really fast without chewing they either have something stuck in their throat or an upset stomach. When they eat grass that quickly it allows them to almost instantly vomit which settles their stomach or removes the dislodged item in their throat.
Second reason she said was that some dogs just enjoy it. If they nibble on grass and actually chew it and only eat a small amount more than likely they won't get sick they just enjoy the taste of it.
Dogs eat grass to make up for a vitamin deficiency or a lack of roughage in their regular diet. It's unlikely that eating grass will actually add any essential nutrients to a dogs diet, and many healthy dogs who always eat a perfectly balanced diet also eat grass.
Dogs tend to eat grass when their stomach is upset. The grass seems to help settle the dogs tummy down.
by Shyron E Shenko 4 years ago
Why do dogs eat grass?It seems that when Chipper has an upset tummy he will nibble on grass, I don't know if that is normal or not.
by scoop 9 years ago
Why do dogs eat grass?Does it mean that they are sick when they eat grass?
by Kim Lam 9 years ago
Why does my dog eat grass all the time? Is it harmful?
by Mel Flagg COA OSC 8 years ago
Why does my cat eat grass?My cat chews on grass when I take him outside (yes he walks on a leash!). I don't know if he swallows it or not. I usually pull him away before he has a chance to swallow it. Is he missing nutrients?
by ScarletRyan1970 11 years ago
What can i do ? My Dog eats his own poo. Uhh Yuck ! Scarlet Ryan 1970
by vwriter 9 years ago
Can dogs eat radishes?
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