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Q: my dog is chewing her paws

May 2, 2009 | By Llskipper | 12 answers | Expired: 2045 days ago

we just moved to the country. she chews her paws alot. she has no fleas. could she have got some fungus from the ground, if so what can we use to take care of the problem

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arleen z.
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May 03, 2009

I had a dog years ago that did that the vet told me it was allergy related , But i would take her to the vet to make sure

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SISSI V.
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May 04, 2009

Could have various reasons - boredom, fleas, allergies, fungal infections. My Lab had some infection from being in the water all the time. You want to rule out any possible medical reasons by taking your dog to the vet. I would suspect that 90% of these cases would have to be due to some type of medical reason. I don't think you can rule out fleas, but I guess that could depend on where you live. I live in the South and I don't think there is a dog without fleas, even with flea treatments.

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Amber J.
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May 02, 2009

My dog Teddy Girl chews her paws and they chew them for different reasons either their bored or their feeling anxious you can buy spray at a pet store to put on the paws and they don't like the taste of it and she probally won't do it anymore. Hope this helps. Take care.

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