Beware Deadly Grasses: How to Keep Your Pet Safe from Foxtail Grasses

Foxtail plants are spiny-headed weeds, notorious for burrowing under skin and potentially killing pets. Foxtails are prevalent in drier western states—particularly California—but can be found almost anywhere in North America. These prickly weeds thrive in overgrown parks, open fields, and along hiking trails and roadsides, and easily burrow into their next adventurous victim. Foxtails, also [...]