Patent and Trademark Office to accept late applications for patent extensions called it “The Dog Ate My Homework Act” (March 20, 2010).
Basically, this is any child character explaining to his teacher why he hasn't done his homework.
On the chance that your dog’s pica behavior is caused by a nutritional deficiency, switching to a better dog food, especially a high-fiber variety, could help alleviate the problem.
Although most experts agree that grazing itself isn’t harmful, one thing to keep in mind is that certain herbicides and pesticides used on lawns can be quite toxic, especially if ingested.
Some people propose that dogs might turn to eating grass when they don’t feel well as a way to make themselves vomit, and then feel better.
Others dispute this idea, on the basis that dogs are not proven to be smart enough to decide to treat an upset stomach by eating grass.Many dogs do have a thing for paper, or are just Extreme Omnivores..pass_color_to_child_links a.u-inline.u-margin-left--xs.u-margin-right--sm.u-padding-left--xs.u-padding-right--xs.u-relative.u-absolute.u-absolute--center.u-width--100.u-flex-inline.u-flex-align-self--center.u-flex-justify--between.u-serif-font-main--regular.js-wf-loaded .u-serif-font-main--regular.amp-page .u-serif-font-main--regular.u-border-radius--ellipse.u-hover-bg--black-transparent.web_page .u-hover-bg--black-transparent:hover. And grass-eating doesn’t usually lead to throwing up -- less than 25% of dogs that eat grass vomit regularly after grazing.Other suggested reasons why your dog might be eating grass include improving digestion, treating intestinal worms, or fulfilling some unmet nutritional need, including the need for fiber.Another survey about plant-eating dogs found that grass was the most commonly eaten plant.There are a variety of reasons your dog might be grazing on your lawn. First, rest assured that you’re not alone in your concern, especially if your dog is eating grass and vomiting.One small-scale study of 49 dog owners whose dogs had regular access to grass and other plants found that 79% of the dogs had eaten plants at some time.And, of course, there is also the possibility that your dog simply likes the way grass tastes or feels.If you suspect your dog is eating grass because he’s bored, it might be beneficial to be sure he’s getting enough exercise. Try tossing a Frisbee or playing another interactive game with him, or buy him a sturdy chew toy to keep him occupied.