• My little one was chasing the water hose w me last nite next thing i know her left front paw was bleeding. I dont see any split or missing nails and i dont see any pad cuts. she is not wanting to step down on it (however she is a diva lol so could be exaggerating). I cleaned it up and it stopped bleeding right away. is there anything else i should do until it stops hurting her

    Hi Chereen, I recommend that you take her into see a veterinarian. The bleeding along with continued not wanting to use the leg is concerning. This could be from a toenail injury high up on the nail, a cut or abrasion, or a more serious injury. Your vet can talk to you more about the cause after they have examined her. The treatment that she needs will depend on the underlying cause but should include some pain medication to help her feel better until the injury is healed.


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