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Old 01-24-2013, 07:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Red Paw?

As I've mentioned in another post my Maddie's has a red paw from two deformed toes after breaking them as a puppy and them growing wrong.

I've noticed on a couple different posts that people have mentioned excessive licking which is leading to a red paw.

Is there anything to do to get her to stop licking or stop the redness? Everyone is horrified when they see her paw.

I can't find my camera cord or I'd post a picture.
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Old 01-24-2013, 07:55 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Gus is a licker....

I have to keep a cone on him at night (or if I'm not home) during high allergy season.

I also sometimes wrap his foot (petflex and gauze) if it's really bad, or put a sock on it.

We buy Petflex (vet wrap) by the box....

Emu oil and aloe helps his feet, but the sock or wrap helps keep it on.

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Old 01-24-2013, 07:57 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Does licking their paws and chewing on them always mean it's allergy related. Rocky madly chews on his back left paw, I noticed Tucker started chewing on his back right paw.
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