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    Getting dog to leave wound alone...

    So dog tore up pad on paw somehow. And will not leave it alone. To the point where he is now getting sores on his lip.

    We've tried dog socks. Any other remedies or idea before we bust out the cone?



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    Re: Getting dog to leave wound alone...

    They sell some stuff that reeks and tastes terrible. We put that on our beagle's paw when she gets to licking. After that, cone of shame!



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    Re: Getting dog to leave wound alone...

    Go to Blains or a tack shop and buy some salve they put on horse wounds. Dogs HATE the taste of it, plus it doesn't stain carpet or furniture.



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    Re: Getting dog to leave wound alone...

    Amputate. Change dog's name to Tripod.



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    Re: Getting dog to leave wound alone...

    Quote Originally Posted by packattack425 View Post
    Amputate. Change dog's name to Tripod.
    Agree. Except I'd go with Stumpy.

    Seriously, the only thing that works for my dogs is the cone.



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    Re: Getting dog to leave wound alone...

    Cone of shame. My dog has had hers on almost 2 weeks after her surgery. Not taking chances.



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    Re: Getting dog to leave wound alone...

    Peanut butter on the other paw. When it is gone, it is gone and maybe he will have satisfied his craving to lick and stop. Never tried it, but it made sense to me when I first thought of it.



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    Re: Getting dog to leave wound alone...

    Quote Originally Posted by Cycsk View Post
    Peanut butter on the other paw. When it is gone, it is gone and maybe he will have satisfied his craving to lick and stop. Never tried it, but it made sense to me when I first thought of it.
    That's like putting a beer in both hands and thinking I'm only going to drink one.



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    Re: Getting dog to leave wound alone...

    Quote Originally Posted by azepp View Post
    That's like putting a beer in both hands and thinking I'm only going to drink one.
    If we give you enough, you will eventually stop. Nah, you're right, mine was a dumb idea.



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    Re: Getting dog to leave wound alone...

    There are some positives to the cone.
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    Re: Getting dog to leave wound alone...

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    There are some positives to the cone.
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    Hey vet, and idea why Fido gained 15 lbs. after we neutered him?



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