Klaus got hurt [i need some help]

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by RAWR, Jul 19, 2010.

  1. RAWR

    RAWR Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 26, 2009
    who wants to know?
    our German Shepherd Klaus has a hurt paw, and I have no idea what to do for him [​IMG]
    my step dad pulled out a metal shard out of this pad, and its not bleeding anymore
    hes still limping and he keeps giving me this look [​IMG]
    what more can i do for him?
     
  2. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    Slather it in antibiotic ointment so it doesn't get infected. That will help him, even if he doesn't know it will.
     
  3. RAWR

    RAWR Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 26, 2009
    who wants to know?
    i put some Neo on there [​IMG]
     
  4. farmgirlie1031

    farmgirlie1031 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2008
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    You could very loosely wrap it with vetwrap. He might or might not like it. Some dogs will chew the wrap off while others don't seem to mind it at all. it will help keep dirt out of the wound as it heals.
     
  5. bock

    bock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There could be more stuck in there. I think you should take him to the vet. [​IMG]
     
  6. Rusty Hills Farm

    Rusty Hills Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2008
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    Metal? Is his tetanus up to date?

    Rusty
     
  7. Slinkytoys

    Slinkytoys Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could soak it in some epsom salts and warm water.
    Slinky
     
  8. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    Quote:Tetanus can infect ANY puncture wound....I don't think it really has anything to do with metal specifically. [​IMG]
     

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