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He split his dew claw. The pulp of the nail is separated
He split his dew claw. The pulp of the nail is separated from the broken nail. … read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
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Doctoral Degree
32,679 satisfied customers
Follow Up] I just noticed that one of his dew claws his
Follow Up] Customer: I just noticed that one of his dew claws his split pretty good and the pulp is showing and I was wondering how to treat or protect it … read more
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DocPaul
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Doctoral Degree
32,679 satisfied customers
My older lab mix has injured his dew claw. Well like I said
Well like I said he has injured his dew claw...its not bleeding, but what's left of the nail is faintly red … read more
Dr. Altman
Dr. Altman
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
18,650 satisfied customers
I noticed my dog limping and I am 90% sure the front right
Hi, I noticed my dog limping and I am 90% sure the front right dew claw has partially broken off. I think this happened while she was being watch over the weekend when I was out of town. There is no b… read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
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Doctoral Degree
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Is this a free chat or what is the charge? I think i need to
i think i need to take my baby in, regardless, so thanks anyway … read more
Matt_DVM
Matt_DVM
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Doctoral Degree
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My dog has a weird growth by one of his dew claws...it's
My dog has a weird growth by one of his dew claws...it's grown in size since I noticed it a few weeks ago. … read more
Dr. Rachel
Dr. Rachel
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
2,542 satisfied customers
I am away on vacation and sort of unable to get my dog to a
Hello! i am away on vacation and sort of unable to get my dog to a vet but he has gotten his dew claw stuck on something and it appears to be torn/chipped it bled a little but nothing crazy, he is act… read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
38,345 satisfied customers
When I brought my dog in tonight I noticed there was blood
When I brought my dog in tonight I noticed there was blood coming from one of her front right paw. It looks like she tore her dew claw. I cleaned the wound, put a bandage with Neosporin on it over it,… read more
Dr. Andy
Dr. Andy
Medical Director
Doctoral Degree
16,634 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
18,650 satisfied customers
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
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She split her dew claw friday and was treated at a clinic
She split her dew claw friday and was treated at a clinic but her paw is twice the size it should be and we are concerned … read more
Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
11,464 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)
20,394 satisfied customers
Altman What would you advise your client in this situation.
Hi Dr. Altman What would you advise your client in this situation. A puppy was born a week early so it's in the fragile stage. I need to get dew claws and tail done before day 4. I don't want to do it… read more
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Dr. Altman
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
18,650 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
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
2,121 satisfied customers
My dog had a split dew claw, he wasn't limping on it, just
My dog had a split dew claw, he wasn't limping on it, just licking it. It fell off, but now he is licking the paw still, and I noticed that the quick is revealed. Is this a job for the vet?… read more
Dr Scott Nimmo
Dr Scott Nimmo
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13,683 satisfied customers
Our 8 month old lab had a dew claw nail partially removed with
Our 8 month old lab had a dew claw nail partially removed with the quick exposed slightly. Is it necessary to put the pup on antibiotics? Is there a cream or spray instead that can be used? Thank you!… read more
Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
11,464 satisfied customers
My chow mix has either ripped out its dew claw or just tore
My chow mix has either ripped out its dew claw or just tore it down to the quick about 5 days ago while escaping out of a caged area. He was being housed at a family members house while I was out of t… read more
Dr. Jay Mawhinney
Dr. Jay Mawhinney
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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
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Dr. BJ Hughes
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Post-Doctoral Degree
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