Dog playing in grass.

Counteracting Pet Damaged Grass

Our pets love our fresh, luscious grass arguably more than we do. When it comes to using the bathroom, sometimes household pets can do a number on your lawn when they go number one. Pet urine can create grass burns, discolored, or dead patches in your lawn that can quickly undermine your yard's health. With proper lawn care and lawn treatments like liquid fertilizer, you can counteract lawn damage caused by pet urine.


Pet Damage on Grass

Your grass acts as nature’s bathroom for dogs, sometimes cats, and even small wild animals like rabbits and birds. These natural acts can lead to pretty unnatural results and damage to your lawn in the form of unattractive lawn spots. Dog urine is not only potent but contains a high concentration of nitrogen that can burn, stunt, or otherwise damage your grass. Too much nitrogen can throw off the balance of macronutrients in the soil, causing unsightly lawn issues like grass burns. To learn more about making healthy soil, check out these recommendations.


Greener Grass

One way to minimize the damage of pet urine is to quickly dilute these spots with water after your pet has done its business. If this isn't doing the trick, we have lawn boosters and fertilizers that will help revive yellow or dead grass and even aid in fixing grass burns.

There are so many benefits to our lawn boosters:

  •     Enhance your lawn’s denseness
  •     Fight mineral deficiencies
  •     Speed up new growth
  •     Improve overall greening
  •     Enhance soil

With an easy sprayer application, these boosters are a no-brainer to implement into your lawn care routine and aid in combating grass burns from pet damage. Pet urine damage or not, a lawn booster is an excellent treatment to consider to improve your soil's health. Another natural lawn treatment to combat pet damages is the use of liquid fertilizer - let’s learn more!

Woman laying in green grass. 

Fertilizer to the Rescue

If you need a product to penetrate deep into the soil, try out our liquid fertilizers, and you'll see why we've ditched traditional granular fertilizers and have liquified this process. With liquid fertilizers, you can quickly and easily apply the necessary nutrients your lawn needs with no spreading equipment.  We have a variety of lawn food liquid fertilizers that aid in grass growth, lawn strength, and root development - all of which will help combat unsightly pet damage. If you're looking for the best in lawn care treatment, look no further than our fertilizers that help to rescue and revive even the most damaged grasses.


Other Reasons for Yellow Spots

Once you treat your lawn for pet damages, you can test your success by blocking off usage of a specific part of your lawn and watching for any new yellow spots or dead patches. If you still see that your lawn is damaged and know it's not from your pet, these spots can come from a multitude of other lawn issues such as weeds, inadequate water, overexposure to the sun, or a nutrient deficiency in the soil. To revive your grass, check out our top lawn care tips.



At Simple Lawn Solutions, we offer our high-quality products and expertise to help counteract lawn damage caused by pets. With the right fertilizer or booster, you can get rid of yellow patches and grass burns. Consider implementing these lawn care techniques, and you will be on your way to healthy, green grass. 

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