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Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
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Experience:  More than 30 years of companion animal practice.
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var/folders/cq/w0n1230d1x3cfrtldwn5d_5m0000gn/T/ My dog's paw/nail bed is very tender
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.


I am sorry to hear you are worried about your dog. How long has he had this problem?

My name is Rebecca. I am a veterinarian and will do my best to help.

I was not able to open your folder. Is it a picture of his paw?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
about 2-3 days. Maltese-Pomeranian about 6 yrs. I have attached the image. Thank you Rebecca!
Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for the picture.

I would be checking for a wound, or a foreign body imbedded between the toes, an infection or a torn nail close to the nail bed if I could examine him.

Is he putting weight on that foot, or is he limping? You can try warm Epsom salt soaks, and applying a topical antibiotic like Neosporin.

Let me know what other questions I can answer.

Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.

I hope you were able to see my answer. Let me know what else I can help with.

Kindly consider rating my answer so the website knows to credit me for helping you. Please do let me know how else I can be of help.

Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.

How is he today?

Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.
I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?