Corns on a Dog’s Paw

Have you ever had corn or callus develop on the bottom of your foot? It can be very painful and irritating especially when walking. Did you know that dogs can have corns and calluses form on the bottom of their feet too? In particular, dogs can develop corns on the paws which can create a lot of discomfort and pain. Dogs generally develop corns of on the digital, metacarpal or metatarsal paw pads of dogs. Signs of symptoms of corns developing include visible pain to your dog when pressure is applied to the paw when walking. Your dog may also have rapid or excessive nail growth on the paw with the corn due to lack of use. If you see any of these signs, give your vet a call and schedule an exam. Make sure the paw pad examination in included so that they can be checked for corns. Click to call or visit your veterinary clinic Fayetteville, NC.


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