breed

Q. Chewing paw until scabe

A. You need to take it to your vet for an examination to establish what is causing the problem. It could be due to pain, allergies, parasites, dermatitis or foreign body in the paw. Treatment will vary depending upon the diagnosis.

Answered By
JULIA HENWOOD



Related Questions

Related Articles


Pus Cavity Forming Under Tooth in Dogs

Tooth Root (Apical) Abcess in Dogs Similar to humans, dogs can experience apical abscesses, or pus formations that form under or in the tissues surrounding the dog's tooth. Abscesses occur for a variety of reasons, cause...

Read More
Kitten Named Hugh Jackman Found With Burns on 40 Percent of Body

When you see or hear the name Hugh Jackman, you think of superhero strength and resilience. So it's no surprise that somehuman caretakers named anamazing kitten with the heart and will of a superstar after the actor. On March 10,...

Read More

DISCLAIMER: The answers in Ask petMD are meant to provide entertainment and education. They should not take the place of a vet visit. Please see our Terms and Conditions.

IMPORTANT: The opinions expressed in Ask petMD content area are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training.

Our Ask petMD experts include veterinarians, vet techs, veterinary students, pet trainers, pet behaviorists and pet nutritionists. These opinions do not represent the opinions of petMD.

User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a petMD veterinarian or any member of the petMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, timeliness, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions.

petMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment. Do not consider petMD user-generated content as medical advice.

Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your veterinarian or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on petMD.

Continue Reading