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If you’re a dog owner you may be familiar with those yellow/brown patches on your lawn where your dog goes to the toilet and you want to know will dog pee kill grass? The answer is yes. The reason for this is because the urine is rich in nitrogen and it will kill your grass over time in concentrated amounts.
There are a few things you can do to improve the look of your lawn, read on to find out more.
What Gender Dog Urine Kills Grass?
Female dogs are usually blamed the most, but the truth is that either male or female dog urine kills grass. Any concentrated areas of urine will eventually kill the grass.
How to Stop Dog Urine From Killing Grass Naturally
You can prevent dog urine from killing grass naturally by neutralising the area where your dog goes to the toilet by mixing 2 tablespoons of baking soda with 8 pints of water. Every time your dog goes for a pee, you’ll need to have your mixture ready to pour over the area.
What Can I Feed My Dog To Neutralise Urine?
You can neutralise dog urine by making sure that your dog drinks plenty of water. Also, try moistening dry food with a little water or adding some canned food to the dry mix.
Urine Resistant Grass
You could try *TuffGrass by Johnsons which is ideal for lawns that experience heavy traffic from pets and children. It has proven ability to create dog patch resistant lawns.
TuffGrass contains a blend of Perennial Ryegrass and Strong Creeping Red Fescue for a resilient lawn. Use this on the areas damaged by dog urine.
Supplements For Dog Urine Killing Grass
You could try a supplement, there is one available called *VetIQ Green-UM lawn burn solution tablets containing ingredients that are specially formulated to control nitrogen waste products in your dog’s urine which in turn helps prevent those yellow/brown spots appearing on your lawn.