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Notes from the Field: A Sticky Situation

The Intersection
By Sheril Kirshenbaum
Jul 29, 2010 7:40 PMNov 20, 2019 2:03 AM


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This morning David and I got up much too early to drive out to hill country in order to collect switchgrass. It was hot, sunny, and muddy, but mission accomplished! On the ride home, we noticed thousands of baby spiders crawling around the back seat, but fortunately, it was his car.

Now to clean up before the afternoon meetings. But first, a question: During the adventure, our pup got covered in little sticky burrs. I've already pulled out several dozen by hand and begun the tedious task of removing the rest with scissors. So I turn to our dog experts out there... Do you think it's worth cutting them all out, or will they fall away eventually on their own? Advice welcome and appreciated!

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