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Her dew claw is sticking out at 90 degrees, not broken or bleeding
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my dogs front paw nail is sticking out and he is shaking. He can walk on it and the veterinarian is not in until Friday. what should I do?… read more
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My dog had a cracked toenail removed on Saturday. It is
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Her nail is healing good, but now two new issues, same foot.
Her nail is healing good, but now two new issues, same foot. One, a cyst like lump has swollen between the outside toe and next toe. She had this a long time ago but it is now swelling again, and two,… read more
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Hi, my Malti-poo broke his claw, I think. He was licking his
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We have a 9 week old boxer puppy and the "breeder" said she
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My 13-yr old greyhound broke a nail on her LH foot in February.
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