Sunday, June 17, 2007

Watch out for grass seed!

Summer is here, and along with it comes the dreaded grass seed problems that are notorious for clogging up the waiting rooms in veterinary practices around the country.

Grass seeds come in various forms, but all have their damaging effects and should be taken seriously. Their bristly arrow-like fibres allow them to cling with ease onto your dogs hair, while the pointed shape makes it easy for them to dive deeper and deeper, eventually reach and then penetrating the skin. Such examples of grass seeds include burdock, foxtail, speargrasses, buzzard grasses, and feathergrasses.

Why are grass seeds such a problem? Read more!

Thank you DaleEu for the photo!

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