Dried palm leaf leaves are one of the most common sources of leaves for pets and are among the least desirable for humans.
But the leaves can be an easy way to save their eyes, which can be a real treat.
Read moreThe Australian Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) says it has received complaints about the leaves since the last election.
The AVMA says dried palm leaves are a common source of leaves that can be used to treat pet eye problems.
It says the leaves are used to dry the pet’s skin, and it has been advised that if the pet has a condition such as allergies or asthma that they should not be left in the sunlight.
“If the pet is under the age of 10 or under the control of a pet groomer, pet sitter or other adult, they should be washed, dried and placed in a safe place where they will not harm the pet,” the AVMA said.
“However, if the pets eye condition is severe or if the skin is extremely dry, a person may decide to place the pet in a dry area or to keep the pet outdoors at night.”
If you or anyone you know is experiencing an eye problem, call your vet, who can prescribe topical eye drops and eye drops for the pet.
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