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Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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My appears to have small black brusing on each toe of only

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My ***** ***** appears to have small black brusing on each toe of only one paw. Doesn't appear swollen and she is putting normal weight on it. She is licking it occasionally. Her nails are long, could that be the problem?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 9 months ago.

Hello and thank you for your question. I am a Veterinary Nurse with over 15 years experience and I have assisted in the care of many pets with this particular medical concern. It would be my pleasure to assist you today. Is it possible for me to obtain some additional information from you about your companion?

1) Can you attach a clear photograph of the bruising on the toes as well as a photo of her foot in a normal standing position?

2) Any recent strenuous activity?