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Last night I noticed one of my dog's toe nail (third nail)
Last night I noticed one of my dog's toe nail (third nail) at her right hind paw was very brittle and jagged looking. It seem like they are flaking off. Looking back at photos it seemed it started to … read more
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five months ago my dog tore her nail off while on a walk...
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My 9 year old pug tore off one of her toenails. It is a complete
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The two center toe pads on BOTH of our puppys front feet are
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My dog has a growth on top of her toe on her front righ
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