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newborn puppy foot is cut.

my mils chi puppy has a cut on it's paw an upper leg part like the elbow. it stinks and the mother is new at this. first it worth taking to vet? can they treat this? isn't the pup to young for any treatment. we think the mom will continue to lick the wound. it will have a deformed foot. i think it's missing a toe. does not appear to be in any pain and no infection. would antibiotics be to strong for a one day old.what do you think?


Asked by melody77 at 9:50 PM on Nov. 9, 2008 in Pets

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  • Definatly take the pup to the vet. Chihuahua's are very small and fragile but certainly little troopers. The sooner this is taken care of the better off the pup will be.

    Answer by candygirl1030 at 10:18 PM on Nov. 9, 2008

  • if it has an odor, I'd recommend the vet definitely. odor generally indicates infection.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:51 PM on Nov. 9, 2008

  • i agree w anon..odor Def. indicates infection

    Answer by tnteaton at 10:55 PM on Nov. 9, 2008

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