Presentation of Grass Seed data at the Henty Field Day

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When grass seeds enter a dog’s body, penetrating through skin, ears, mouth, swallowed or inhaled into the lungs, they can be a major health problem; putting a kelpie out of work for months with some cases even being fatal. New research at Charles Sturt University is looking at ways to not only improve diagnosis and grass seed retrieval but also identify protection strategies that owners can use.


Our research focused on 470 canine grass seed cases over a five year period helping us to identify prevention strategies, diagnosis and treatment with the intention to reduce the incidence and secondary complications linked with this common health problem.

Period23 Sep 2021

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  • TitleHenty Field Day
    Degree of recognitionLocal
    Media name/outletHenty Field Day presentation
    Media typeOther
    Duration/Length/Size30 minute
    PersonsEbony Schoenfeld, Martin Combs