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post #11 of 14 (permalink) Old 10-16-2020, 08:09 AM
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Learn something new All the time. I didn't know Foxtails were a problem. Good information to know about how to get them out.
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Foxtails can actually be very dangerous as they work their way under the skin or in nasal passages and cause major infections and can even get into lungs, heart, etc. They’re very dangerous.
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OMG! Willow has had burdock burrs stuck to her before. They are just awful! We don't have burdock (that I know of) on the west side of our state where we live. However we were camping over on the east side and they have burdock. It's like prickly balls of velcro. And I mean really prickly and they get just horribly tangled up in her hair.

We do have foxtails on the west side of our state. I know to keep her away from them.



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post #14 of 14 (permalink) Old 10-16-2020, 10:21 PM
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Shama got some burrs on her recently, and it was indeed a pain to get them out of her fur. You have my sympathy!

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