Dog Foot (Toe Pad) Pain Getting Worse
Prior to the dietary changes my male greyhound dog has been having on and off problems with a sore left front foot. It hasn't gotten better, but has gotten worse.
By the way, both greyhounds are doing great with their new homemade food regimen
. No problems with weight loss or gain, and their poop looks great for a change.
I took him to my vet Saturday for the foot problem and after a thorough exam of the leg all he could find was what appears to be a sore fourth toe pad. It's a little larger than the same pad in the right foot, and Blitzen acts like it bothers him.
I thought that toe was the problem too, before the doctor.
Anyway, I am taking him for a foot X-ray in the morning. Do you have any advice you could give my vet? Is it possible that he has a corn without an obvious lesion of the toe pad? That's how he acts.
Outside on soft dirt he is much better and he has no problem jumping up onto my soft bed. He shows no sign of tenderness anywhere in his leg.
When crossing streets where the asphalt is rough he acts like it really bothers him. My vet here is keen on learning the care requirements of greyhounds, but if you think I need to I can take my dog to a greyhound specialist.
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