Experiences and Insights
Dr. Courtney Davis DVM
Michelle McClung RVT
Temecula Creek Small Animal
Hello Temecula Valley! As we are nearing the end of our summer, we are still seeing cases with foxtails in our pets. These pesky grass awns have a nasty way of finding their way into ears, noses, in the mouth, under eyelids, between the toes...I've even removed one that migrated up the lady parts of a female dog! They have also been reported to migrate into the body cavity burrowing their way into the spine. These are nasty plants! See some examples below:
If you see your dog shaking his head vigorously or scratching at his ear, or a swelling between the toes, or sneezing hard all of a sudden...these are good reasons to give us a call!