Prevention is about peace of mind – the kind that comes from knowing that you are proactively monitoring the health and wellness of the pets you love. Banfield would love to partner with you in the ongoing care of your pet.
Optimum Wellness Plans® are yearly packages of discounted services that make proactive pet health care easy and affordable.
When it comes to your pet's health, there's no such thing as a dumb question. Search questions real clients have submitted to our popular Ask a Vet Q&A series, and then submit a question of your own.
Hi Rebecca, I recommend that you talk to your local veterinarian about this. Many dogs do just fine with dewclaws and never have any issues while others may be at a higher risk of injury. The risk of this will depend on your individual dog’s activity level, and the size and number of dewclaws present. Your vet knows your pet and they can advise you if they should be removed or not.
John Smith, DVMVeterinarian
Dr. John Smith is a graduate of LSU, Class of 1998. He has over 10 years of experience...
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