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Shihtzu has sore paws, gordie 10 years, no

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Shihtzu has sore paws ...

Shihtzu has sore paws

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is the Shih-Tzu's name and age?

Gordie 10 years

Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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3/25/2018
Dog Veterinarian: Sheree HughesIrwin,
 replied 3 months ago
Sheree HughesIrwin
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Hello, Dr Sheree here to help.

Can you tell me if she is painful or has sores on her paws?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
refusing to walk right front paw looks dry no open sores
Dog Veterinarian: Sheree HughesIrwin,
 replied 3 months ago

Is there any swelling in the paw or leg?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
no swelling can u recommend topical treatment
Dog Veterinarian: Sheree HughesIrwin,
 replied 3 months ago

Vaseline is wonderful for dry paws and if they lick it, it will not matter. Cover with a sock and try to keep her from licking it off. I do not like tape but if you use tape make sure it is not too tight.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
OK, I'll start there, thank you
Dog Veterinarian: Sheree HughesIrwin,
 replied 3 months ago

You are welcome and good luck.

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