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How to dog-proof your lawn

Maintaining an amazing lawn as a dog owner may seem like an unachievable dream, but there are many ways to ‘dog-proof’ your lawn to ensure lush green grass and of course, a very happy doggo!

tips on how to dog proof your lawn

Use the right lawn seed to dog-proof your lawn

The best way to dog-proof your lawn to survive the ‘ruff’ and tumble from your pets is to sow hardwearing grass seed or overseed your current lawn with a hardwearing mix to strengthen its ability to withstand heavy use. Our Tough Stuff Lush Lawn is perfect for this while being incredibly lush. And you can read our guides on how to sow a new lawn or overseed an existing one for more advice.

Keep your lawn healthy with a pet-safe lawn feed

Being hesitant to use any kind of chemicals on your lawn is understandable when our furry friends are always following us about! That’s why we created our All Natural Nutriboost, a 100% organic feed that won’t harm them. Apply in warmer weather from May onwards for the ingredients to be easily and naturally broken down and begin working on your lawn.

Be pee-pared when dog-proofing your lawn!

Dog pee burns on your grass will be a common, unsightly sight for most pet owners, but you can avoid them ruining your lawn completely. After your pet uses your lawn to go potty, make sure to water these areas right away. Watering these areas will dilute the burning ingredient in their pee and make these patches very green and lush. If you forget to do this and your grass gets burnt, you can patch it up using the steps below!

Fix patches to dog-proof your lawn

Dog pee patches and doggo digging spots can cause your lawn to look like a patchwork quilt! To repair patches, we have a quick step-by-step below;

  1. Remove any damaged grass by digging it out.
  2. In the dug-out area, fill the hole with topsoil and rake until level with the rest of your lawn.
  3. Sprinkle some of our Tough Stuff Lush Lawn on the patch, then rake in and water.
  4. Continue to water once a day for at least three weeks, avoiding when raining.
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