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Q. My puppy fell into a pot of boiled water and she lost her pads on he paws and nose will they regrow or will she love without them now. She went to vet

Answered By
KATIE SHANNON

A. This is a tough one to answer. Depending on how much damage was done it can be hard to say... Her feet and nose will regrow some tissue but it may be very sensitive or may not regrow quite like it was. It could also be especially sensitive. If the burn is more minor she could heal up just fine.

This is going to be a very painful injury and risk of infection will be high. I hope she is set up on a good plan with lots of pain killers, antibiotics and bandages to keep her wounds clean. She will be regular re-checks at the vet.

If the damage is extensive you need to consider the quality of her life. Infection could make this injury difficult to treat but sometimes animals just have a way to amaze you and how far they can come back from.

Answered By
ANGEL ALVARADO

A. She should regrow some skin. Infection will be her greatest enemy until she heals. Follow your vet's directions for treatment and do not miss recheck appointments to assess her healing.


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