Can Dogs Eat Cat Grass? When it is or isn’t an Emergency

While it is primarily marketed for indoor cats, it’s fine for most dogs to also have a nibble at the cat grass. You just need to make sure that the cat grass is sourced from a reputable supplier and ensure that the dog is only nibbling small amounts at a time.

Cat grass (basically wheatgrass) could offer a number of health benefits to dogs. First, it’s known for containing a range of nutrients including amino acids and vitamins. Second, cat grass may help with digestion issues. Some dogs, for example, may eat grass in order to induce vomiting. This might be needed if your dog swallowed a foreign object that he shouldn’t have.

There are two potential dangers that dog owners should be aware of before letting their dog chew some cat grass. First, it’s important you get the seeds and soil from a reputable supplier. Poor-quality cat grass may contain mold, which can be dangerous once ingested. The second danger is around excessive consumption. Too much grass can lead to digestion issues so it’s recommended that you supervise your pet while in the presence of cat grass.

Disclaimer: The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional veterinarian advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of a veterinarian when in doubt.


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