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    doberman chewing back foot
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    mtt85 posted:
    shes been chewing on her foot for a few years now. It gotten so bad! nothing we do can stop her. Cone broken. Wraps chewed off. Its a big open wound... and the wound area is all rised like a little mountain.
     
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    atti_editor responded:
    Have you talked with your vet about this? There are a number of different things that can cause dogs to compulsively chew and lick different spots on their body (for my dog it's food allergies). Getting to the bottom of what is causing her to do this is the best way to find a solution.

    This article has some information on possible causes and treatment options that you might try: http://pets.webmd.com/dogs/guide/dogs-and-compulsive-scratching-licking-and-chewing

    It would be a good idea to get her in to see your vet as the wound area may be infected and could explain why it is now raised (seeing your vet is really the only way to be certain).

    Please let us know how she is doing, and if there is anything you find helps to stop the chewing!


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