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Claw disease in dogs: part 2 – diagnosis and management of specific claw diseases

Authors

  • Sarah Warren BVetMed MSc (Clin. Onc) CertVD MRCVS

    1. Regional Veterinary Dermatologist, CVS Southern Region, Mildmay Veterinary Centre, Winchester, Hampshire
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Abstract

Because of the numerous causes of claw and claw fold diseases in the dog, it is obvious that a wide variety of diagnostic tests or procedures may be indicated in order to narrow down a large list of possible differential diagnoses. Furthermore, effective management is most accurately instituted when a specific diagnosis is determined, which may be challenging in some cases, and especially in those of symmetrical disease.

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