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Help, we have a 13 year old female golden retriever whose urine is so strong that its leaving big yellow patches in our grass. Our vet didn't prescribe or recommend anything from store saying that they cause more problems(kidney stones, etc) and only suggested watering down the grass after she's peed. Anyone else had this problem and any suggestions on what to do would be be appreciated
 
Posts: 3058 | Location: Michigan and sw Florida | Registered: May 16, 2007Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Your vet is right, especially for older dogs. If she tends to go in one area of the turf when you let her out, maybe hook up a sprinkler to water it down/dilute it right after?

We now have two senior dogs, and it can be a price one pays with the lawn. Our grass nearly always recovers in time and weekly watering, even after being burnt.
 
Posts: 9446 | Location: Plains & Mountains | Registered: Jun 08, 2003Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I found this:

http://www.petinsurance.com/he...s-from-the-Dogs.aspx

It's funny, I have two intact male dogs. I also have centipede grass in a few areas. When they urinate I get thicker dark green patches of grass. Now I just have to get them to mark it evenly! LOL!


Whether You Think You Can Or You Think You Can't..... You're Right - Henry Ford
 
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