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IT seems my lab sliced open her pad. The top layer of the
Good morning- IT seems my lab sliced open her pad. The top layer of the pad is cut and almost hanging off. There is no blood. I think it is the top layer and needs to come off and be bandaged. Just ne… read more
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She has a growth on her back paw pad (not her toes) that just seemed to pop up in The last couple of days. It has a white ring around it and looks like the skin is broken inside the ring … read more
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My 15 year old Cairn Terrier's front paws are swollen. Her
My 15 year old Cairn Terrier's front paws are swollen. Her backs a bit too. The groommer pointed it out to me. I hadn't noticed it as she hasn't really been acting any differently are walking unusuall… read more
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I have an American Black Labrador 3years old. Female. She
Hi. I have an American Black Labrador 3years old. Female. She must of stepped into something sharp. Her right front Paw is a bit Swollen and she doesn't Walk on it. It is Sunday and I just noticed thi… read more
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He has a swollen toe, shetland sheepdog, Prince. Hes 12, he
he had a plasma cell tumor removed 2 years ago from his back left leg 5th digit. He is followed for it by our vet and an oncologist and that has remained stable. He went to the vet 2 days ago to have his naila trimmed and paws cleaned up and when we got home that night he started limping and wouldn't weoght bare on it. His other paws were evedentally sore too but not so bad. She didnt cut the quick except for his front right which isnt the problem paw. i took him back to the vet today and his back left paw has a swollen toe his 4th digit. It is red and slightly swollen and sore to touch but he is weight baring better on it now but still not back to normal. The vet doeant think its from his nail cutting but he was fine before. She did an xray that just showed soft tissue swelling the bone was ok. There is no dischare and he is not licking it. Should i be worried this is somethinf onco related? we just had his lymph nodes aspirated proximal to this paw causw e grew back his 5th pad but its a pressure point. Both the onco and vet monitor it and it hasnt increased in size. i just dont know wherw he could get an infection out od nowherw if it wasnt from the nail cutting....… read more
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My dog named Gucci is an English mastiff and weights about
My dog named Gucci is an English Bull mastiff and weights about 200.00 lbs night before last we noticed that she had been licking her paw. time I'm going There wasabout a half inch spot on the pad of … read more
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111mk, My 4 yr old pitbull started limping today and licking her front
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You just helped me recently with my lab who had the punctures
You just helped me recently with my lab who had the punctures on the pad of his paw. The wound is healing fine now, but it looks like we have other problems. Maybe from being exposed to moisture for t… read more
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Our dog has a swollen right fron paw. We cannot tell if the
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My 14 month old pure bred Welsh Terrier has swollen toe, with
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My dog has been limping for a couple of weeks now and her pad
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Our 5 year old yellow lab sustained what appeared to be a fairly
Our 5 year old yellow lab sustained what appeared to be a fairly substantial cut to the large pad on her left front paw. It was about 1/2" long. When we tried to separate it, we couldn't determine how… read more
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Ive noticed my dog to have a defect on one of his paw-pads
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my daschund ripped off one of her nails on her front paw and
my daschund ripped off one of her nails on her front paw and is bleeding. How can I stop the bleeding? The nail is completely gone.… read more
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My Black Lab, Richie, has a sore right front paw. He doesnt
My Black Lab, Richie, has a sore right front paw. He doesn't want me to look at it or touch it. I was able to use a magnifying glass to look at the surface of the pad but not between the toes. It look… read more
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