It is the season when issues related to grass seeds are quite common in pets, especially for dogs that spend a lot of time outdoors.
Archive for May 2021
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Grass seeds are a common problem during the spring and summer months. While your pet explores the outdoors, grass seeds can easily brush off the tops of long grass stems onto their bodies. The seeds have pointed ends and are exceptionally sharp, so they become trapped in your pet’s fur and due to their barbed/arrow shape they can only travel in one direction. This means they can often penetrate skin or move into ears and cannot work their way back out