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The Best Grass for Dogs 

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Updated March 5, 2019 663 votes 350 voters 3.4k views

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List of the best grass for dogs, as ranked by gardeners and dog owners. Maintaining a perfect lawn with a dog in the family can be a challenge. Dogs have a nasty habit of digging things up and tearing apart a beautifully green patch of grass. They’re urine also has a tendency of turning the grass yellow. When choosing a type of grass for your lawn, you want something durable, which can withstand the harshest dog-made conditions. You also want something soft that can be used as a play area for your pup with it’s filled with energy. Grass for dogs should also be rich in protein and naturally healthy, especially since dogs have a well-known custom of eating the grass (if only to throw it up again).

What type of grass is best for a dog? The list includes grass of different colors, temperaments, and required conditions. Dogs of all breeds will be sure to love any of these grass types as a place to play and be themselves.

This list is filled with the grass types most likely to make your dog happy, while being easy to maintain. With one of these lawns, you will no longer have to worry about your puppy’s behavior ruining the overall first impression of your home. 

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Bermuda is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Grass for Dogs
Bermuda
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Tall Fescue is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Grass for Dogs
Tall Fescue
3
Kentucky Bluegrass is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Grass for Dogs
Kentucky Bluegrass
4
Zoysia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Grass for Dogs
Zoysia
5
St. Augustine grass is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Grass for Dogs
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Perennial Rye Grass is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Grass for Dogs
Perennial Rye Grass
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Buffalo grass is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Grass for Dogs
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Red Fescue is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Grass for Dogs
Red Fescue
9
Couch Grass is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Grass for Dogs
Couch Grass
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Barley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Grass for Dogs
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Kikuyu Grass is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Grass for Dogs
Kikuyu Grass