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Any good remedies for cut pads??

Dog got into oysters while swimming today, & is pretty gimped up.

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R.Orr said:
Any good remedies for cut pads??

Dog got into oysters while swimming today, & is pretty gimped up.

Thanks!
Super glue works pretty good in a pinch. It got me through a field trial last fall after a cut pad in the first series.
 

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Clean well, lightly bandage for walks and don't run them until the cut has closed up somewhat. I use polysporin cream under bandage and vet wrap when going outside. Our vet advised not to bother with stitches as they wouldn't hold. We didn't for a couple of days then we broke down and went to another vet who put in 3-4 stitches...they lasted about two days before they split open again! Just stick to gentle walks until healed.
 

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Crate rest with airings on lead. A oral antibiotic like cephlexin. Topicals come off in a instant. Just keep the cuts clean and dry.

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I'm at the beach and my dog seems to always have a cut pad. I use a topical gel and vet wrap until it begins to heal up. Keep it clean and it will heal quickly. Momma always said saltwater was good for wounds. I've had decent luck with stiches but you have to keep the dog off of its foot.
 

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I imagine the cuts can vary widely in size and shape. However my vet put a couple staples in the pad to close up a cut. Along with oral antibiotic.
 
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