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Accidents & Injuries: Dog

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Swollen Paws in Dogs

Swollen paws are a common problem for dogs. Although the condition is not usually dangerous, depending on the cause of the problem, it can be very uncomfortable and even highly painful...

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Limping in Dogs

Just like humans, dogs sometimes break bones, sprain muscles, slip discs or tear ligaments, all of which can lead to the sudden onset of limping or movement difficulties. Torn knee...

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Broken Bones in Dogs

Dogs break (or fracture) bones for a lot of reasons. Often they break due to traffic accidents or incidents such as falls. Sometimes the bone isn’t broken at all, but is...

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Eye Injuries in Dogs

Even the smallest eye injury (a tiny scratch, for example) can develop into an infected wound and loss of vision. Never gamble with your dog's eyesight -- always seek immediate treatment,...

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Ear Injuries in Dogs

Ear injuries happen for many reasons. The following guidelines are for injuries caused by objects stuck in the ear and/or from the violent head-shaking which occurs when dogs try...

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