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Former Veterinary Nurse - So your beloved dog is clearly acting like a cow and you are totally confused to why you just witnessed your dog eating grass. Is he hungry? Bored? or Sick? Rest assured that you?re not alone in your concern, especially if your dog is eating grass & being sick. The unsolved mystery deepens of why dogs eat grass. There have been a number of theories over the years as to why dogs eat grass and as yet, there is still not one meaningful explanation. I can say that I have witnessed a dog eating grass and accidentally getting a good nasal cleanse, as the thick blade of grass invades the nasal passage & explosively finds its way back out. Thou it is highly unlikely that the dog eating grass was intentionally cleaning out his nose! A dog eating grass does not have the ability to digest it, as they lack the enzymes needed to break it down. Thus, there is little nutritional value in it for them. One reason for a dog eating grass may be due to feeling ill. It is possible that dogs eat grass as a temporary solution for stomach upsets. Full Answer HERE >> http://www.all-greatquotes.com/allaboutpets/questions-about-dogs/why-are-my-dogs-eating-grass/#whydogeatgrass

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Some dogs will eat grass because they know it will make them throw up. Dogs cannot process grass in their system correctly.

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There are various reasons why a dog may eat grass. Some examples of why a dog may eat grass can range from being bored, liking the taste of the grass to a fiber deficiency in one's diet. Many dogs eat grass but, not all of them will throw up the grass after consumption.

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