Artificial Grass for Dog – Practical Buying Tips (6 FAQS)
Are you looking for suitable artificial grass for dog and pet? This article answers some of the most frequently asked questions before buying pet turf and provides some practical buying tips.
Artificial grass makes for a fun, hygienic and comfortable recreation place for dogs! Your furry friend will play, run, jump and stretch just like on real grass, save for the mess and muddy paws. The soft surface and smooth touch takes away the worries about your pets suffering any injuries and let you be confident about their safety healthwise.
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Why use artificial grass for dog?
Low maintenance & easy installation
Compared with the daily maintenance of real grass, artificial grass requires no mowing, no watering, no fertilizing, maintenance is much simpler, and much less time-consuming.
Plus, it’s easy to install, whether the base is concrete or soil. The backing of the pet turf is lighter and softer, which is friendly to DIY installation.
Safe for dogs and pets
Fleas and ticks, grass burrs and pollen in the natural grass pose a potential threat of infection to dogs. Artificial grass is very safe for dogs, so there is no need to worry about these problems.
In addition, real grass requires fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides to keep it looking its best and to keep bugs at bay. There are no chemicals required in the care of the artificial lawn, and dogs can be in close contact with the lawn.
Easy to clean up
You don’t have to worry about your dog peeing or pooping on the lawn, because it’s easy to clean up. Dog urine will drain completely from the permeable backing, so you just need to flush it with water.
Furthermore, you will no longer see dog holes in the garden, spend time helping your furry friend clean the mud claws, and the mud paw prints at home.
Strong and durable
As every dog owner with a yard knows, dogs like to dig. Artificial grass is so strong and durable that it can’t be dug up, damaged, or worn out by dogs.
What’s more, our turf products use the best UV inhibitors to offer extra protection to extend service life and ensure stable color. Our landscape grass is tested to both UVA 5000h & UVB 3000h by SGS, exceeding industry standards.
Realistic appearance, evergreen in all seasons
Your pets can use the lawn whatever the weather and your grass will stay perfect all year round.
What’s the best artificial grass for dog?
What are the important features of the best artificial grass for dog? Here are 5 practical tips for you purchasing pet turf.
Please choose the soft fiber, the pet’s paws need to be protected. Buyers in some countries prefer high-hardness fibers to achieve a visual effect they like, but this product is not suitable for pets.
Short pile height
You’d better choose pet grass with a pile height of about 25mm. Short pile height grass is more suitable for high-frequency use and can quickly and easily clean up solid waste.
Bacteria can breed on any surface including artificial turf, and dog poop and pee make it even easier for bacteria to grow. That’s why you need Antibacterial artificial grass. Its unique technology provides your pets with anti-microbial surface and long-lasting protection.
CCGrass Pet Grass is specially designed with patented technology. Our special tech inhibits the growth of bacteria and mold on the grass surface, as well as preventing the generation of odors. Those features let your furry friend enjoy a very clean recreational environment and avoid health issues like allergies or infections.
100% permeable backing
Choosing an artificial turf with a high-permeability backing is to ensure that dog urine can be discharged smoothly and prevent the accumulation of a peculiar smell on the turf.
Trustworthy turf supplier
A reputable artificial turf manufacturer means a guarantee of safety and high quality. They have a professional quality control system and their products are approved by third-party testing institutes.
CCGrass has an industry-leading quality control system. We have 250 QC engineers in order to ensure all products can meet high quality requirements. Our pet turf is free from fluoride, VOC and formaldehyde. It is completely safe for pets, even if they happen to lick or chew on it.
Next, let’s take a look at the 6 most frequently asked questions about artificial grass for dogs.
Is artificial grass pet-friendly?
Pet owners especially might worry about their fur babies not liking the feel, smell or look of artificial turf. In fact, dogs find artificial grass soft and enjoyable and will play on and utilize it just as they would real grass.
Artificial grass is absolutely safe for dogs if it is of good quality. CCGrass is ideal for pets because we have the reliable health protecting solution.
Our turf products have passed the tests of international authoritative certification bodies such as REACH, RoHS, EN71-3, etc. More than 200 substances have been tested according to the highest industry standards on health and safety, and are proved to contain no detectable trace of all. So you can have complete peace of mind that your garden is a safe and welcoming environment for man’s best friend.
What is the difference between pet turf and artificial grass?
In order to meet the needs of customers and provide more convenience, artificial turf manufacturers have developed special artificial grass for specific applications. The pet turf is improved from the grass fiber material and the backing.
The unique design and advanced materials used in pet turf can withstand the wear and tear from running animals as well as have antibacterial properties. Artificial grass for pets usually has a 100% permeable backing, which drains faster than typical artificial turf.
Can dogs pee on artificial turf?
Yes, dogs can pee on artificial grass. Unlike real turf, artificial grass does not absorb or decompose dog urine. The backing of artificial grass for dogs has good water permeability, allowing pet urine to drain away. All that is needed is some water.
How to clean up dog urine on synthetic turf?
It‘s incredibly easy to clean dog urine on the lawn, just wash it with water directly! In addition, superior permeability helps water drain fast during cleaning.
Yet, if pet urine is left on the lawn for too long, it can release a bad odor. It’s simple to get rid of that stubborn smell. Make a solution of equal parts water and vinegar. Spray the area with this natural mixture and let it dry to eliminate any lingering odor.
Or you can use antibacterial pet grass with agents to prevent the growth of bacteria and eliminate odors.
How to maintain artificial turf for pets?
First, you need to use a grass brush or a bristled broom to clean up the fallen leaves and other debris on the lawn. Then rinse the area with a garden hose to remove dust, dirt and pet urine stains from the lawn surface.
To keep your lawn clean and beautiful, the above maintenance steps are recommended to be carried out once a week.
Where can I install artificial grass for dog and pet?
Artificial lawn is so versatile that you can flexibly install it anywhere. In general, artificial grass for dog is installed in places such as backyards, dog daycares, boarding facilities, dog parks, and veterinary clinics.
Of course, if you want to set up a small play area for your pet indoors, that’s fine! Our new hot-selling Pet Mat series will be your perfect option. Our Pet Mats are small, light and easy to carry, with different styles for choice. Every pet loves nature! Give Pet Mat to your lovely pet, and enable them to enjoy the green at home anytime!
CCGrass is one of the first designers and manufacturers of landscape grass in the world. We have developed wide applications including residential, commercial, DIY, pets, golf, city landscape, etc. Our synthetic grass products have been installed in more than 120 countries globally and are widely accepted by millions of families around the world, ensuring warm-hearted family moments for generations.
All in all, choosing artificial grass for dog and pet is definitely worth every penny. Just buy! Call us at 86 25 6981 1666 or email us at [email protected] to find out more today!