In particular with dogs, but also to a lesser extent with cats, eating grass seems to give them some degree of satisfaction. Although, dogs love eating pretty much anything — from your shoes to pine cones. It’s pretty safe to say that most dogs aren’t picky eaters. What makes grass any different from other things? We’ll get to that shortly.
Just like dogs, cats also have an exploratory nature, making them open to eating all sorts of strange things. However, some of these eating habits aren’t as odd as we think. One thing that dogs and cats eat that, from a human perspective, doesn’t make much sense is grass. For both cats and dogs, eating grass is very common. But why do they do it?
At Carter Veterinary Services in the Lowcountry, we are dedicated to understanding the behavior patterns of your cats and dogs. Our veterinary clinic relies on understanding of these kinds of behaviors to help us conduct our veterinary services and care for your pet to the best of our ability. From mobility to eating habits, our team has spent years studying how to make your pet as happy and healthy as possible. If you are in Hardeeville, the Lowcountry, or the surrounding area and want to schedule a checkup for your pet, call Carter Veterinary Services today to set up an appointment!
We’ll start by looking at why dogs eat grass, and then move on to cats next.