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Foxtails can do serious damage

2 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

Q: My Keeshond is a mature neutered male dog that still acts and plays like a puppy. He ran into a field near my home and promptly decided to roll around in some tall grasses that also contained what looked like lots of foxtails. I recall reading about risks associated with these plants at some time in the past and what concerned me was that within less than a day he started to scratch incessantly at his right ear. I was worried that this plant's fibers could cause some problems. Was I correct?
I called the vet, who suggested I flush out the ear with some ear cleanser that I had from a...
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