• My dog's nail got caught on our couch and split open. I put Neosporin on it and have it wrapped up. Should I bring her into the vet?

    Hi Michelle,
    I do recommend that you take her into see a veterinarian. Toe nail splits are painful and if the nail is still in 2 pieces it may need to be trimmed back. Also toe nails can often become infected after an injury. Your vet can recommend the treatment that will be best for her after they have examined her.

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