Hey everyone. I noticed these sores on my dogs front paws. They aren't on the back feet. They were bleeding a little, but not much. He has limped a little on them, but 98% of the time doesn't seem to notice. In fact, I doubt I would have noticed except he scraped/broke a nail down to the qwick out romping around and there was quite a bit of blood. I was looking at that injury and noticed these. This is day 2 or 3 of having them.
I am putting anti-biotic ointment on them a few times a day. And today only let him walk on grass and the dirt next to the road. Walking, no running. (well, as little as you can get a V to run)
Are these normal? Are they serious? Any ideas what could have caused them? How can I prevent them? He had spent a significant amount of time running a paved road the day he hurt his nail and I noticed the blood.