How can we treat spots in our lawn

Why is our lawn dying from our female dogs urine? We heard there was something we could add to her drinking water to dilute the urine. Is that true? What is it? Thanks. Dianna in Brighton Co.

Submitted by seb888

The uric acid in dog urine can burn the lawn and is the cause of the spots that you see. Diluting the acid by flushing the area with water afterwards is one option to prevent the spots from developing. It's also possible to train the dog to use only one section of the yard, so that the problem is minimized.

There are products that can alter the pH (acidity) of the dog's urine. Check with your vet whether this is an option for your dog.

Answered by DSchrock