Grass Seeds and Dogs

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I think I read somewhere once that grass seeds can be dangerous to dogs but can't remember exactly what else the article said. Can anyone fill me in?

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lazysunday-124390 1247734894

http://www.dogshomesoftas.com.au/pdf/main/canine_connections/grass_seeds.pdf


Yes they can be dangerous, and can even cause life threatening absesses! If you take your dog out in the grass, groom him after to remove any plant matter and so on caught in his fur.




frankie-124310 1247735560

Yes, be very careful as these seeds bury into the skin(it can happen in humans too) and have to be removed by a vet.





serena-124406 1247745412

I always find clumps of them stuck between my dog's paws but i didnt realise they can cause serious abcesses!



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