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Our pup's dew claw is bleeding a slight bit (closer by the
our pup's dew claw is bleeding a slight bit (closer by the pad part). the dew claw if fully intact. nothing too urgent and he seems completely unbothered by it. should we have it checked out by our ve… read more
Kelly Hill
Kelly Hill
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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Dew claw injury very tender red lump obvious, happened while
dew claw injury very tender red lump obvious, happened while chasing Frisbee a few days ago 9mth old boarder collie … read more
Kelly Hill
Kelly Hill
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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
Dr. Andy
Dr. Andy
Medical Director
Doctoral Degree
16,634 satisfied customers
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
Dog 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
Dr Linda
Dr Linda
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Doctoral Degree
2,170 satisfied customers
Cracked dew claw. It seems to have occured a while ago. It
Cracked dew claw. It seems to have occured a while ago. It looks as though it is not a problem and isn't causing great pain or discomfort. Aside from treating with antiseptic and covering the wound, w… read more
Richard Rawling
Richard Rawling
Veterinary Surgeon
BVMS
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Her dew claw is sticking out at 90 degrees, not broken or bleeding
Her dew claw is sticking out at 90 degrees, not broken or bleeding but causing distress. She is a very active dog and runs around in the countryside through bushes and trees, I'm guessing she snagged … read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
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My name is ***** ***** and I was looking into broken dew
My name is ***** ***** and I was looking into broken dew claws information because my husband and I noticed tonight our dog's dew claw is broken near the middle. … read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
20,370 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
37,287 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
Doctoral Degree
20,370 satisfied customers
Dog has puffiness,and red around dew,claw, keeps licking it.
Dog has puffiness,and red around dew,claw, keeps licking it. Looks like a bite or lump of some kind. Any suggestions… read more
Pet Doc
Pet Doc
Senior Small Animal Veterinarian
BVSc
6,616 satisfied customers
My vet recommended that my 8 yr old dog (just rescued her from
My vet recommended that my 8 yr old dog (just rescued her from the shelter) have her back dew claws removed. I didn't even know that this was done on dogs. I have, however noticed that one of the back… read more
DrRalston
DrRalston
Associate Veterinarian, NBVME & CSBVM
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
2,121 satisfied customers
We have a 9 week old boxer puppy and the "breeder" said she
We have a 9 week old boxer puppy and the "breeder" said she forgot to cut her dew claws. After doing some research, there does not seem to be a consensus on this issue, but it appears that most reputa… read more
Dr. John
Dr. John
Texas Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
6,818 satisfied customers
My pups dew claw feels cracked on one side just above the
My pup's dew claw feels cracked on one side just above the quick; she won't allow me get a really close look. However, the nail at an horizontal angle and firmly attached: should I attempt to cut it m… read more
Dr. Gabby
Dr. Gabby
Dog Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
6,973 satisfied customers
I have just cut my dogs dew claw a little short and it started
I have just cut my dogs dew claw a little short and it started bleeding. Although the bleeding has stopped she keeps licking it and I'm worried it is hurting her. She didnt yelp when I cut it or isn't… read more
Dr. Drew
Dr. Drew
Emergency/Critical Care Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
12,138 satisfied customers
My dog wont let me cut her claws and they are long and the
My dog wont let me cut her claws and they are long and the dew claw has gone right round will a vet cut them, when i try she keeps pulling away and worry i will cut to much off… read more
Dr. Dave
Dr. Dave
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
3,327 satisfied customers
Our Smooth Collie, Denver must have snagged one of his front
Our Smooth Collie, Denver must have snagged one of his front leg dewclaws at the Dog Park this morning. It is protruding outward and we are concerned that he may further injure it. He doesnt seem to b… read more
VetInternist
VetInternist
Small Animal Internist
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
1,178 satisfied customers
Jack: large breed..his dew claw is not torn..he licks it constantly
I have a large breed XXXXX XXXXX. 1 of his dew claw is not torn or ripped no sign of injury but the pulp appears to be out and he licks it constantly. What should I do?… read more
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Doc James
Post-Doctoral Degree
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