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I just noticed that my dog's dew claw is sticking is
I just noticed that my dog's dew claw is sticking is sticking out at a 90 degree angle. He's not limping, he is licking it and there's some dried blood but it's at the top of the nail right by the fur. I have no experience with dew claws on a dog and I don't know what should be done. Thanks! … read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
22,444 satisfied customers
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
Dr Scott Nimmo
Dr Scott Nimmo
Dog Veterinarian
13,683 satisfied customers
Yesterday I saw large blood droplets on the tile and carpet.
Yesterday I saw large blood droplets on the tile and carpet. My dog is supposedly an American Bulldog. Upon inspection his dew claw is split far up near his skin. I wrapped it with gauze and that elas… read more
Dr. Altman
Dr. Altman
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
17,309 satisfied customers
We were playing ball in the backyard and she hurt her see
We were playing ball in the backyard and she hurt her see claw. It is sticking out now. She keeps licking it and she yelps if I touch the nail. I saw a little blood. It's hard to tell what really is g… read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
22,444 satisfied customers
He broke a dew claw on a hike this morning. It sticking out
Hi, he broke a dew claw on a hike this morning. It sticking out at a right angle. He held it up to show me but I don't know what to do for him. It's not bleeding but he is licking it from time to time… read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
36,973 satisfied customers
Yesterday I cut my puppies dew claw too far and it bled a
yesterday I cut my puppies dew claw too far and it bled a lot. It stopped bleeding but before bed after going outside it started bleeding again. I wrapped it in a bandage and put her in her kennel for… read more
Dr. Deb
Dr. Deb
Associate Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
9,063 satisfied customers
My dog has a torn dew claw and I and trying to take it off
My dog has a torn dew claw and I and trying to take it off and stop the bleeding … read more
Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
11,464 satisfied customers
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
Associate Veterinarian
Doctorate
24 satisfied customers
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)
20,177 satisfied customers
My dog snagged s dew claw last night. It didn't bleed aot.
My dog snagged his dew claw last night. It didn't bleed aot. Today he is favoriting that paw. He is walking on it and it just seems to be very sensitive. Is there anything I can do… read more
Expert
Expert
Associate Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
1,475 satisfied customers
I have an 8 year old Shar Pei. He was a rescue and he was too
I have an 8 year old Shar Pei. He was a rescue and he was too old to have his dew claws removed. On a Shar Pei they are called dragon claws. One of these claws (back left) appears to have pulled out f… read more
Dr. Gabby
Dr. Gabby
Dog Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
6,973 satisfied customers
I have an english setter and last night she somehow ripped
I have an english setter and last night she somehow ripped off one of her back dew claws and it was bleeding everywhere, so we wrapped it with some gauze and first aid tape. This morning her paw was s… read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
36,973 satisfied customers
dog: neosoprin ointment..bleeding..doesnt appear..puss
Our dog busted his dew claw really bad. Basically the nail is 90% gone all around, the "quick" is completely exposed ~1/2 " We've cut away damaged nail, rinsed it with epson salt water, put neosoprin … read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
21,384 satisfied customers
my 19 month old dog was running in the woods last Thursday.
my 19 month old dog was running in the woods last Thursday. She runs and jumps like crazy! on Friday morning her left front paw was swollen and she didn't want me touching it. i read a little - gave h… read more
Dr. Gabby
Dr. Gabby
Dog Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
6,973 satisfied customers
DOG: SMALL ABOUT one cm ACROSS IN SPOT WHERE DUAL CLAW is
MY DOG HAS A SORE ON HER LEG I HAVETRIED ZOOTETRACIL AMOUNGST OTHER MEDICINES GELONET HAS NOT WORKED PLEASE OFFER ADVICE SORE IS SMALL ABOUT ONE CM ACROSS IN SPOT WHERE DUAL CLAW IS… read more
Dr. Lee
Dr. Lee
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,036 satisfied customers
My XXXXX XXXXX tore his dew claw. We believe the only thing
My XXXXX XXXXX tore his dew claw. We believe the only thing holding it on is a piece of skin. Should we take him to the emergency vet? Or tape it up. He did it yesterday andwejust noticed it this morn… read more
Dr. Rick DVM
Dr. Rick DVM
Veterinarian (Chief of Medicine)
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
539 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
My Boston Terrier likes to run in our yard after people. In
My Boston Terrier likes to run in our yard after people. In doing so, he has consistently cracked his dew claws. His front left dew claw is VERY red and inflammed at the joint. I washed it with peroxi… read more
Dr. Dave
Dr. Dave
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