Asked by: Nadi Zawilowsk
asked in category: General Last Updated: 25th May, 2020

What plants can withstand dog pee?

Fescues and perennial rye grass handle dog urine much better than Kentucky Bluegrass and Bermuda Grass.

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Likewise, is dog urine good for plants?

The problem is that most dog owners have not only trained their pups to pee onto trees, they think it is good for them. It isn't. The old trope that canine urine is a fertilizer is but a fertile lie: While urea is rich in nitrogen, and plants require nitrogen for leaf growth, urea is also rich in salt.

Secondly, will Pee kill plants? It's been mentioned that you have to dilute urine like crazy-pants to ensure that it's safe for the garden, because the acids contained therein will burn and kill your plants if you use it full-strength. You can, however, use that full-strength pee on weeds that you don't want in your garden.

Also question is, how do you keep dog urine from killing plants?

5 Ways to Stop Those Yellow Pee Spots

  1. Go pee somewhere else! The grass is suffering – there's no more hiding the dry brown patches – but your dog insists on peeing on the same tuft of grass.
  2. Use a Pet Loo.
  3. Use Dog Rocks.
  4. Give the area some love.
  5. Give 'em a drink!

Which trees are safe for dogs?


  • Oleander (Nerium oleander)
  • American holly (Ilex opaca)
  • Yellow bird of paradise (Caesalpinia gilliesii)
  • Golden chain (Laburnum × watereri)
  • Oak trees (Quercus; leaves and acorns poisonous to dogs)

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