Treatment is generally done on an outpatient basis, and can include foot soaks, hot packing, bandaging, and a hypoallergenic diet. In the event that there is a more serious underlying medical condition, its symptoms will be treated first.
Maintaining healthy habits for the dog will help the medical condition from recurring.
Good breeding practices and frequent medical checkups can prevent the recurrence of the condition. However, if the inflammation is occurring because of an allergen, removing it from the dog's environment is recommended.
The prediction of a disease’s outcome in advance
The process of removing tissue to examine it, usually for medical reasons.
Any substance with the potential to produce an allergic reaction in an animal prone to such a reaction.