Turf & Rec

Off-leash park’s ‘spiky’ grass sending dogs to the vet

July 30, 2019
By Mike Jiggens
The offending grass at Vancouver's Dyke Trail Dog Park is actually a weed.

July 31, 2019 – The turf at a Vancouver dog park is injuring the feet of unleashed pets, sending many to the veterinarian. Except it’s not actually turf, but a weed called foxtail barley or spear grass.