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Hey agility folk! If you have/had an agility dog who has ever experienced any type of toe problem then you are probably eligible to participate in this research study. The study is designed to 1) identify potential risk factors for injuries, and 2) analyze the return to athletic performance of dogs who had one or more toes amputated for any reason. The goal of this research is to provide agility enthusiasts with information about common toe problems in the sport and to provide veterinarians (and dog owners!) with information to assist with decision-making in amputation situations. Yo
i need some suggestions of what you know people/vet do in this kind of cases. We have a 6 year old BC; he was licking his paw/leg in the middle of it. after lots of research, we found out he has a broken toe (the second of the 5 toes) with a callus. As he never complained nor limped, and he never showed pain (it doesn't mean he has or not, because he always keeps everything for his inside), we don't know when he fractured his toe, it may be years or not. The vet told us that the fracture weld only in one side, and, as there is a line on the x- ray, that part isn't weld. If the fracture is new