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Hello, my dog has a small raw spot on the pad of his paw. I think it might have taken off the pad by him playing at the dog park. I'm not exactly sure. I put a small amount of hydrogen peroxide on it … read more
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My dog has two open sores on his leg that appeared over the
My dog has two open sores on his leg that appeared over the past 24 hours. He is licking and biting the area. I applied mix of neosporyn and cortisone and covered with bandage. Can't get appt with my … read more
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My dog tore s paw pads on both front feet while we were
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Rebecca
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He has tar in his paw around the pads matted in, and I've been
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My dog was playing and some of her pad on her back ripped off. The others just lo
My dog was playing and some of her pad on her back for got ripped off. The others just look tender but not ripped. Should I wrap it with neosporin or let it air out? I gave her a bath with warm water … read more
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Dr. Peter
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I have a German Shepard and we went out on a walk over concert/and
I have a German Shepard and we went out on a walk over concert/and some gravel and her pads are ,.... well best way to describe it is they look like there was a blister there and it busted and you rem… read more
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My rambunctious dog was walking thru the room today, and suddenly
My rambunctious dog was walking thru the room today, and suddenly we noticed blood on the floor (nowhere else in the house, just suddenly appeared) - looked all over and realized it was coming from on… read more
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we live at beach. my st. bernards front paws smell like gasoline.
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Took my dog to the dog park today he is a a year an five month old pitbull, He ran around in grass cemente and sand. Afterward I took him to groomers and they noticed 3 of his paw pads where flapping … read more
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My dog keeps cutting his paw pads at the beach and the vet
My dog keeps cutting his paw pads at the beach and the vet put staples in to seal the wound. it couldnt be glass because there is hardly any. Could he have weak pads that get cut by shells?… read more
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