Five Things you Should Know About Boston Terriers

Written by Katelyn Thomas

1.Bostons love to snuggle and cuddle. They want to sit in your lap if they are onrepparttar floor. If they’re already in your lap, they want to curl around your neck or burrow into your chest. 2.Just because they’re cuddle bugs, don’t think Boston Terriers are low energy dogs. These dogs need to run and play and run some more. They love to chase after butterflies and bugs and can keep up with much larger dogs. 3.For a little dog,repparttar 140338 Boston is a big chewer. Your puppy is going to need plenty of chew toys. If you don’t provide toys, he will find his own. Your furniture, shoes, and even your feet will fall prey to his sharp little teeth.

Foxtail Grass Dangerous to Dogs

Written by Marilyn Pokorney

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If you have dogs, keeprepparttar 140341 foxtail out of your lawn!

Foxtail is a common annual grass usually considered a weed. It grows one to three feet tall, with branching and some spreading at ground level. Leaf blades are 4 to 15 inches long. Flower heads are dense spikes with yellow to reddish, green or purplish bristles. As foxtail matures, seeds are formed atrepparttar 140342 top ofrepparttar 140343 stalk. The bushy seeds are what givesrepparttar 140344 plantrepparttar 140345 name of "foxtail".

When mature,repparttar 140346 seeds detach easily fromrepparttar 140347 plant. This is natures way of making sure thatrepparttar 140348 plant reproduces. The seeds easily cling to clothing, fur, and hair. The seeds always move forward thus penetratingrepparttar 140349 skin.

The seeds found inrepparttar 140350 ears, eyes and nose are very serious and can become life threatening. But no body part is immune. The seeds have been found inrepparttar 140351 urethra, vagina, anal glands, brain, and spinal cord. In one case a veterinarian foundrepparttar 140352 seed inrepparttar 140353 lung butrepparttar 140354 original site of entry wasrepparttar 140355 paw. The seeds also gain entry through open wounds.

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