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His dew solar. his dew claw broke and it's sideways it
Dew claw is pointing straight out from his paw to the right and if we touch the nail you can tell it's only attached by skin and tell if it's still attached to the quic … read more
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My dogs dew claw is barely hanging on. What should I do. My
My dogs dew claw is barely hanging on. What should I do … read more
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Dew claw is tender to the touch. Some dried blood at the
Dew claw is tender to the touch. Some dried blood at the base. He's licking it a lot. Looks like it is sticking out more than his dew claw on the other paw … read more
Dr. Gabby
Dr. Gabby
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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My dog injured one of her front dew claws a couple of days
My dog injured one of her front dew claws a couple of days ago and I wondering if I need to take her to the vet. The claw does not seem to be broken but looks like a secondary claw is coming in behind… read more
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Dr Linda
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She is a 4 year old Shih-tzu/Maltese mix and she was held
She is a 4 year old Shih-tzu/Maltese mix and she was held alot yesterday by kids. She does not want to put any weight on her front right leg and you can tell she is in pain. She is licking her paw and… read more
Richard Rawling
Richard Rawling
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Last night my dog jumped down from the couch and started
Hi there! Last night my dog jumped down from the couch and started crying and limping. I didn't see anything wrong with her foot. It happened again this morning and I noticed her dew claw was bleeding… read more
Dr. Michelle B
Dr. Michelle B
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Doctorate
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Thanks for texting my dog broke off part of his dew claw..
Hi Pearl - thanks for texting my dog broke off part of his dew claw.. but he seems fine. there is still some nail in place.. it bled a little and we apply quickstop.. all seems good.. … read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
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My dog tore her front dew claw. It did not bleed much, but
My dog tore her front dew claw. It did not bleed much, but she is licking and I can tell she is in pain. It looks like I can see exposed skin above the claw, This happened yesterday morning/ … read more
Dr. John
Dr. John
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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I have a 2 year GSD who ripped his dew claw yesterday, the
I have a 2 year GSD who ripped his dew claw yesterday, the vets cut the nail back and cauterized. They wrapped it because he was already licking at it and panicks with cone on but I've had to take the… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,326 satisfied customers
My name is ***** ***** and my dog has a broken front dew
Customer: Hi. My name is ***** ***** and my dog has a broken front dew claw. It is broken about halfway down the nail and just dangling but I wasn't sure if I can just cut it off or if this would hurt… read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
33,483 satisfied customers
My dog injured s dew claw. I noticed he was limping but only
My dog injured his dew claw. I noticed he was limping but only when walking on grass. Examined his leg. It wasn't bleeding. Dew claw is loose but attached b… read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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I let my dogs claws get to long, because the last time show
I let my dogs claws get to long, because the last time show had them cut the cut the quick. I finally had them cut again but they just did the tips and they are still long. My dog is now continuously … read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
My dog keeps licking her dew claw. Tired to look at it, but
My dog keeps licking her dew claw. Tired to look at it, but she won't let me! Thought she might have a goat head. It's red and hurts her!!! Looks like dried blood on the inside. Triad to put peroxide … read more
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Expert
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Periodically, I take little Eric (my Yorkie Cross) to the vet
Periodically, I take little Eric (my Yorkie Cross) to the vet to have his dew claws trimmed. Yesterday, however, a neighbour told me that Eric would 'trim' them himself by 'chewing' them when grooming… read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
Dog Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
8,947 satisfied customers
My dog (an 11 month old Lakeland Terrier) ripped one of her
My dog (an 11 month old Lakeland Terrier) ripped one of her front paw claws/nails out about a week ago. It is the 2nd nail--not a dew claw. She is still occasionally holding the paw up and bites if we… read more
Dr. Altman
Dr. Altman
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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my Westie is chewing only one of his front paws. Is this a
my Westie is chewing only one of his front paws. Is this a sign of an allergy. My vet wants to conduct expensive tests but whilst waiting for the appointment I discovered he had an ingrown dew claw (t… read more
Dr. BJ Hughes
Dr. BJ Hughes
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Post-Doctoral Degree
1,506 satisfied customers
My dog was at the dog park yesterday and injured her dew claw.
My dog was at the dog park yesterday and injured her dew? claw. The little claw on the side of her front leg. She basically ripped it open, it looks like the inside of her claw just popped out. It was… read more
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Dr.Fiona
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
3,587 satisfied customers
my dog had a tumour removed from her front paw three months
my dog had a tumour removed from her front paw three months ago,unfortunately she has limped ever since.i took her to have her nails cut hoping that was the problem but her symptoms have continued.i w… read more
Dr. Lee
Dr. Lee
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Doctoral Degree
2,036 satisfied customers
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