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What are the reasons that a dog would eat grass?

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The only reason dogs eat rass is to clean out their digestive system. This is the part when they throw up :D

All sorts of animals will eat grass when they are not feeling good. It will help them to throw up what is upsetting their stomach. Dogs eat grass for the same reasons that people eat salad. They use grass for the fiber.It helps them to pass stool if the are constipated or if they have an upset stomach or just for the differant texture. it will not harm them and it is a good idea to let them eat it. they know what they are doing better than we do.

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Why do dogs eat grass and is it healthy for a small 6 pound dog?

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Can eating wood or grass make a dog sick?

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Is it bad for dogs to eat grass?

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Why does my dog eat grass?

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What do great daines eat?

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Does dog eat grass and why?

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How do you get a dog to vomit?

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