sam&macksmom· sufferin succotash
I guess it wasn't that bad at Petco - only $35. I just wasn't expecting it! I just wanted to get started with it right away, too.not sure what you paid for Vetericyn but I would check out these prices, for future orders
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Since he has had two other lick sores prior to working on the toe, I don't think so. I also catch him licking it all the time. I do plan to talk with the vet about this, but I was kind of hoping to wait a bit as we're going to have to go in for some other stuff in a month or two. If I'm not getting anywhere with our strategies and seeing no improvement in a week or two I will probably take him in.I got the boot from dogleggs.
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The toe sore could be something else perhaps as well? I had Priscilla's checked out because I thought it was a cancer metastasis, and they gave her penicillin which cleared it up quickly. It was a cyst or something.
I'm seeing good results with the Vetericyn, but Simon's figured out how to get his wrap off, so I may have to do something else to discourage him from licking the area. Did you use a straight tea tree oil spray? Did you spray it right on the sores, or just in the general area?Rocket had matching sores on the top of each foot. I tried about everything, but the only thing that worked was a combo of Schreiner's solution and tea tree oil spray. I didn't wrap his foot, just liberally sprayed twice a day and waited for it to dry. For awhile there he refused to even look at his feet.
Everything is worth a try. I have a pretty big box. Oh, dog first aid box, I mean. :biggrin:
Pretty much anything anti-lick hasn't worked on this girl. She has the hereditary disposition, the stressful history, and now, the singularity of that paw to deal with.
It is far worse when I have to go out, so I am glad not to have to do that as much now, or I work around it with my husband's schedule.
I will try the pokey holes MC, thanks for the idea.
It is actually quite small right now but whenever we get there, it seems to go south...
Unfortunately she does no other activities other than being a spoiled rotten house dog. She is very timid and I have never been able to develop into a strong leader for her, so she doesn't want to give me that trust out in public (she will go anywhere the bf wants her to go). We do go to my parents house multiple times a week for off leash, big yard exercise. We do basic obedience training at home. But, you are probably right that she is bored. If I have worn her out, then she goes to sleep immediately.It is annoying, I have to nudge her at night often to stop it.
There is a reason for licking, and every dog is different.
Sometimes it is as simple as your dog being bored.
So, you have a bloodhound. I assume you do a lot of scent work with her? (See what I mean?)
The lick strips are useless imo. I keep trying to give them away....hint, hint..