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Dr Scott Nimmo, Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon.
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Why does my pug/***** ***** eat so much grass? He has a good,

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Why does my pug/***** ***** eat so much grass? He has a good, varied diet of biscuit, meat, vegetables sometimes.
Scott Nimmo :

My name is ***** ***** I am an experienced small animal veterinary surgeon, I will be very pleased to work with you today and will try my best to answer your question to your satisfaction.

Scott Nimmo :

It is actually not unusual for many dogs to enjoy eating grass and it does not always do them harm

Scott Nimmo :

in fact one of my dogs often did this throughout her life.

Scott Nimmo :

Why dogs eat grass is not clear it could well be just because they just like to, or because in the past herbivores such as rabbits would be part of a dog's natural diet and they would swallow the intestinal contents of their prey as well so grass would part of their natural diet which modern day dogs try to emulate.

Scott Nimmo :

As long as it not affecting Cosmo's health then I would not worry about it too much ..

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Hello again June,

I am just getting back in touch to see how Cosmo is getting on with his grass eating.

How are things going at present, no adverse effects?