Search the Community
Showing results for tags 'swollen paw'.
My dog, Tony, has been suffering from lameness for over three weeks now in his front left paw. It all started with a slight limp that turned into a high fever, all in the span of one afternoon. Bloodwork and X-rays came back normal. Ultrasound revealed an enlarged spleen. Infection of his toe is what was suspected, as his toe was swelling up at this point. He was put on antibiotics (clavamos) and steroids (prednisone). By day 3, his entire foot was swollen and by day 4, his back foot started to swell and he had red skin on his front right leg. I took him back to the vet and they changed antibi
Has anyone ever seen an enlarged bone on a greyhounds back leg before, above the outer toe. Can only describe it as a bunion looking thing. I’ll attach a pic Have called the vet but they don’t seem to worried about it. Has caused him to limp every now and again but is running about, eating etc no bother.
My nine year old female came in from running outside about a week ago, limping. By the next day she seemed fine. Then about four days after that, I noticed her back paw was quite swollen, enough to push a toe around enough to make it look broken. I iced the foot and wrapped it lightly so she wouldn't lick it. By the end of the day she had a couple of sores that were oozing. Got her into the vet, not our usual but a new one to the practice. He did a smear for a culture on the worst sore and started her on a broad spectrum antibiotic and Previcox. It is now the next day, three doses of the antib