LuckytheDog Posted April 16, 2017 Report Share Posted April 16, 2017 Does anyone have experience with healing a carpal pad injury? A week and a half ago, my husband was playing fetch with Lucky in our yard - a grassy lawn, and he saw he was bleeding on is left foot. It turned out he had ripped his carpal pad (the pad above his front 'ankle' above his dew claw). He got him to the vet quickly, so the vet was able to sew it back together. He's had a bandage on for a week and a half (changed once) but it was taken off today. It's definitely back together, but it also looks like it could be something that could be a problem again in the future. Maybe he just has really big carpal pads? He's on leash walks only (no running) for 3 weeks (at least) and has the dreaded cone for one week. He hates the cone and he's super miserable right now. We aren't sure what he cut it on since he was playing in the grassy, unfrozen yard. He may have gotten too used to being able to skid in the snow. We're going to take it easy with him for awhile and get it healed, but it would be great to hear if anyone has experience with this or if they have any advice (wrapping/boots etc) for how we can not have it happen again. He doesn't seem to be too bothered by the wound itself, but no running, playing, and the cone make him really unhappy. Thanks! Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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