Questions tagged [injury]

Managing an existing wound or injury either immediately or helping the pet cope over time, and methods of prevention.

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How do I help a dog with a swollen paw

Our elderly terrier has a swollen back foot - one of his pads seems to be the issue and he has trouble walking. We've been keeping it clean and dry and trying to help him on rougher ground where ...
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My pet rat keeps hurting herself and I don't know what to do

So I've had my pet rat for 2 months now and when we first got her she had a tiny scab on the back of her neck it wasn't a big deal but now she has a huge scab that I constantly see her biteing and ...
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Do leg braces help with older dog ACL tears?

I have a fourteen-year-old Weimaraner. He's mentally doing very well and still loves to play. He recently stopped using one of his legs. He had been slightly limping on it for a while, but one day he ...
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Have there been cases of cat owners in high rise apartments being legally required to install screen (safety nets) on windows?

Sure, cat owners should worry about their cats jumping out the window. I'm concerned with negligent/irresponsible cat owners. For example, what if I see my neighbor's cat everyday on an open window ...
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Topical disinfectant safe for dogs

Our cocker spaniel has a little sore patch between two of her toes (caused by abrasion from something that got stuck between them). It doesn't seem vet-worthy but we would like to put a topical ...
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My pet has a superficial wound on his foot. He's limping. How can I relieve his pain and cover the wound from infection?

I took my Weimaraners, Cain and Abel for a late night walk last night. Not sure how but Abel hurt himself. He has a wound on his front, left leg and a slight limp. Don't want to wrap it with anything ...
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My cat has strange scabs in her ear

My cat has these scabs in one of her ears and she recently fought one of my other cats (it was play fighting but it was pretty rough) so it might have gotten jacked up from that but I want to be more ...
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How to treat injured female pigeon?

5 days before, I had seen one pigeon was walking lame in my home's balcony. I could not understand what happened to her. I put her in big box. I have been treating her by giving Arnica-30 homeopathy ...
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Springer spaniel short term lameness after high intensity workout

I have a 8 month old working line springer spaniel bitch. Recently I have noticed that while playing fetch she seems to suddenly become totally lame in the same back leg for about 2 or 3 minutes, ...
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7-month old labrador has a leg injury

I have a 8-month old lab that injured his front leg after hopping down from the back of a truck before I could let him down. Since then, he has had an off-and-on limp, and I have stopped all exercise. ...
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rat tail injury

my daughters rat ran under the recliner with the foot pedestal out, in trying to get him out the pedestal was accidentally moved down some pinching his tail, he got scared and squeeled and also pulled ...
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Lepord geko tail injury question (harsh pictures)

My little buddy ran away from me yesterday and ran next to a little statue of the statue of liberty and it fell and hit his tale. He dropped the tail and that was a clean snap. There's this bit left ...