The medium dog is very scrappy and fights back- we watch them closely to make sure nothing turns serious. These neighbors then drove me to the Emergency Vet place nearby and waited with me. I could maybe afford one specialist, I struggle to get her to listen to me some professional advice might help. Wow, I actually have no idea. I’m thinking it’s so strange. His appetite and water intake is still normal . He has been trying to jump and run, but we were told to keep his activity to a minimum. got to vet they took Rocky back for triage. I’m worried if indeed it was the shepherd that he has the ‘taste of blood’ so to speak and may hurt him again. I really cant answer with any authority. I’m just really confused and am wondering what other test I might need to have done at a vet. She had some obvious puncture wounds to her neck and and abdomen, but despite having just been attacked, Juno was bright and alert, and even wagging her tail! The Mastiffs broke through the fence and got my little dog. This is not ideal. I was so thankful he was going to be alright at the same time I was ready to ship off the border collie, I was/am so mad at him. The life expectancy of your little girl should not be shortened by this. Ok, I would like to give very bland responses to your questions because you are CURRENTLY in a vet office under veterinary care. I would always suggest a vet visit if you are concerned at all. My dog got bit on the head and his head got punctured what do I do, Neosporin encourages wound closer and you don’t want that to happen too My ,17 year old pug_pom pulled his own teeth after the the vet said he would not survive it. For a good maybe almost 10 seconds, both the owner and I both tried hard to pull the 2 dogs apart, and that resulted in the dog biting me multiple times on the hand as well. It was really painful the fact that i wasnt able to help my little dog. I see big dogs in families with smaller breeds all the time but idk what to do. My puppy was terrified and hers went outside and stayed there for the duration of her visit. We gave her some Amoxicillin she’s been a little sick afterwards and we’ve been dressing the wounds with peroxide and neosporin. Not at all the same type of thing. This would make me think heart disease, trachea or lungs. It’s not shattered only broken. You can have long term soreness and minor muscle and skin damage or longer term bone and ligament damage. I really can not tell without seeing her and even then she might need an xray or ultrasound to tell. I have never heard of a crushed esophagus. She was almost dead. Also is this typical husky behavior ?? I study animal behavior, and you are welcome to explore the Research that exists on dog behavior and BDLD attacks. Until you get this aggression under control I would avoid mixing with other dogs. Haphazard antibiotics is how you generate resistance and then you will need much stranger antibiotics for your dog AND your FAMILY (we share bacteria with our pets!!) She is hesitant to walk but did walk with a little limp. Trust me I shed a lot of Tears over that I felt so bad. So sorry. As a side note, to avoid BDLD confrontations, it is recommended that you always keep both your large and small dogs on a leash at all times when in public. The bruising is to be expected. ate he drank. What are the chances for her to have the blood on her and be innocent? I’m not even 100% sure what wounds he sustained because he was already buried when I got home. But we don’t want to prolong his suffering if it’s to no end. The wound care sounds good and see the vet first thing Monday morning for a follow up. An Update From Our Firm Regarding COVID-19 A Dog Attacked Your Dog. Good luck. Hi, I have an 11 week old puppy that loves to play with our old Boxer dog maggie. And he’s eating well. It happened again thursday when i was going to take him out except we were just in the kitchen. She had 1-2 inch wounds (about 30-40) around her armpits and top of her legs and smaller puncture wounds on her neck. and now my little dog is so scared of mostly all dogs and I feel so sad for him because he was so so friendly and now he so terrify At the site of another dog he starts to growl. I would go to the ER to get pain medication at the very least. Zero chance the medication has anything to do with his heart. Princess was adopted by the family and is now an emotional support dog and doing great. Thank you. I dont think you really need to ask that question….. you know the answer. I’m hoping beyond hope we don’t find ourselves in this situation again, but want to be prepared if it happens again. Is it too late to take the mini schnauzer to the vet? And will pant frequently. You need to have your dog looked at for pain medication alone. She’s been eating some more and will drink water, but she still keeps hacking. I have zero faith in their ability to fix an infected bite wound, broken leg and ruptured bladder. He is walking with a slight wobble, not eating or drinking (not even treats) and looks dazed. I’m praying for my little daisy, hope she makes it. My next door neighbors large dog who is aggressive attacked a toy poodle. unfortunately I lost my job and a single mother. I took chihuahua to vet immediately where I was then sent on to emergency vet hospital. The emergency vet did an X-ray and it showed no broken bones in the head area. My dogs vet isn’t open until Tuesday so 2 days…alot can happen in 2 days smh. He is now on carprieve and diazepam. She will not eat or even drink water. She didn’t find any puncture wounds, but her focus was mostly on his face since that’s where I told her he was mostly bit. The other who is in her sixty and ca hardly walk just got a Pitbull that almost killed my dog. My toy poodle had recently been attacked by my pitbull . Wow, great story. On the car ride home he seemed very tired, kept closing his eyes an d he was breathing hard. He looked me in the eye … so I guess he really believed what he was saying, but now I wonder if he just was not skilled enough to save her. Both were aggressors in this case, but it just turns out the bigger one did a better job at defending himself to the death, had I not reacted quickly enough. Good luck, these surgeries usually go very well. He’s peed but not pooped in 3 days. My big dog attacked my little dog and I am looking for help about how to address the behavior, prevent future attacks, etc. Is it possible that he can get rabies or is it a must to visit the vet? Now I’ve noticed that her gums are turning black that could mean a few things, One, lack of circulation, two, internal bleeding and three, severe dehydration. This is often successful but timely and with some expense. Her nose was cold and wet. He plays with the shih poo otherwise. Help? I feel so bad for him. Make sure you are using mild solution to clean it, not peroxide or anything harsh. Now my dog has a small puncture hole in the left side of her neck. Of course I will monitor if toys are present and may just take them all away now. Stop treating them as children. She fully recovered and we didn’t put Princess down. :/. Certainly, but without seeing the dog it would be hard to say. No diarrhea so far just normal after the yogurt so that’s good. We’ve discussed our options and have decided that the big dog changes her personality as long as the gentle leader is on. will not let go (the smaller dog is 2 years old & was the first dog here) he shakes his head trying to hurt him and i have to use force because he ignores whatever i do an say an is focused on the little dog. I assumed it was because of trauma. What bite a dog paw to make you see nothing but his bone on his paw, My bw ( small poodle mix ) was attacked 3 going on 4 wks now by two large pit bulls. Please help suggest! She had never had any confrontation like that b4. I think you are getting good vet care and I would certainly listen to what they have to say as to the future. He will be staying at the vets for two more days. I’m now noticing that she’s keeps trembling, and now my concern is that she may be suffering shock. I didnt get to make it to the vets. He had always been calm and happy and nurturing towards his pups. I know you’re not a behavioral expert, but any thoughts on why my 130 lb. And when I say attacks I’m talking about unprovoked, violent attacks that ended up with an expensive, emergency trip to the vet on more than one occasion. Now the shepherd – she had blood on her fur above her chest almost at her throat – not her own. Also I have doubts – if three years they have been together fine, it should be some reason why this incident happened. She has survived surgery, but is not out of the woods yet. He picked up a bone she had been chewing on and she pounced on him and pinned him down again. It was on a leash, by the way, and fortunately its owner is my good friend and neighbor who is an extremely nice person. I would make this a priority. Just go to a vet. Many housholds have big and small dogs and are fine, but if you read the comments there is also no way to predict dog behavior. What are your thoughts? There are anti anxiety drugs but this is really a short term fix. (These dogs are all friendly with each other and were on leash at that time.) son just checked on him when he got home and water level is the same on the water bowl… I gave him 2 5ml of infant pedialyte last night and 3x5ml this morning….. Is it common for dogs to repeat these sort of negative reactions toward a specific dog following one such interaction? I’m not really sure what was exactly done, but it sounds like chest tubes were placed because he had a pneumothorax (*I’m reading deep and assuming it was a good ER.) We don’t want to give up on her cause she is a good dog with a lovely personality. My toy poodle, Smarty, died yesterday. Marlee was defencless. 2. due to his pain and bleeding they attached him with an iv line and told us that they have to observe him closely. My dog Obi just got attacked by another dog and my dog almost got suffocated toto death, I was scared to death when it happened because my dog is only 10 months old but is very tough. Animals don’t, you retard. The word “surgery” indicates that they placed a tube and did things right. Changing bandages is very acceptable with massive doses of antibiotics. We left them both on leashes for the first few days to be able to grab them if something were to happen since this was Marlee’s territory. Unfortunately all of us went out on Sunday and for some reason the big dog damaged the fenced, and my dog got out. I might be very cautious about the pain meds as the doses are very different. If the other dog owner shrugs off the poor behavior of his little dog (or, worse, thinks it's cute), I'd suggest that you and your big dog just walk away. Ocean the border collie then lies down by my feet and guess who lies down right beside him- yes Benny! in his life… and he is 3 yrs old… 1st time in vet office when two dogs were barking at one another and then yesterday.. in the back yard… while walking around…. Any insight on this whole situation would be greatly appreciated. Do you think this was a one-off? It’s look likes movie thing, no? While the Companion Animals Act 1998 gives certain protection to an owner whose dog attacks as a result of a person or an animal trespassing onto the property on which the dog is kept, other forms of liability may still apply. These dogs were developed to keep homes and barns free of rodents, and that’s a job that requires some serious attitude, which may translate into fearlessly (and foolishly) taking on a much larger canine at the dog park. dog would attack this 5 lb. That is so heart breaking. Luckily the dogs were right in front of me and my housemate so my house mate quickly grabed the dogs jaws and tried in vain the pry them open. This is a big deal, like $4-6000 and is not 100%. My bulldog got bit yesterday on his neck/ear….no dripping blood just a few teeth marks and red skin so I cleaned him up gave him a bath and he was good but then this morning I noticed that his entire neck where the bite happened was all wet…not bloody at all but just very wet/moist as if I poured water on him which I did not and there’s no way he could have licked the back of his neck so does anyone know what this moisture is? Problem (one of many) is she hasn’t walked or sat up since. Internal injuries are also a concern. How should I address this problem I have a Chihuahua that I got for my two kids he is about 3 years old and a pitbull who is very aggressive towards cats and other dogs out side the yard the pit bull has attacked their chihuahua three times now and it has happened in front of my two children who are nine and five I’m scared that the pittbull will kill the small dog and I’m terrified that he will turn on my children please what should I do. the smaller one trys to be alfa i think thats why they have gotten into it, at first the rottweiler would be scared of the little dog but not anymore. Check the stats at a local shelter in a 6month span 20k plus are euthanized. We have been back and fourth getting sub/ IV packs on her several times. It can be very traumatic to be attacked by bigger dogs. No less than 2 weeks would be a guess but how long depends on what they find and fix in surgery. Well big dog attacked her by the neck and it took a garden hose and a lot of screaming to get him off of her. The bite was over his right shoulder blade and is about an inch long, a quarter inch wide and to me it looks deep, but it bleeding very much at all. In general she is very needy and acts human like. He said he thought she was older than 10 based on her teeth having been pulled. Hey my American cross and my staff just had a fight in the park what lasted about 10 mins till people came over to help break them up but my staff had a big gash what about 2inch on her neck and cuts above her eyes and a cut of her side of her head but can’t get in to the vets to Monday now but she look okay atm cuddle up to a blanket but not to sure if she in bad pain or not.. both dog are in diffrent room staff with us and American in bed room. What I cannot manage are other dogs coming up to him, especially off leash dogs. My family owns a small female chihuahua named Aspen who has been more of a replacement for a baby we decided not to have. Sorry for the loss. U MUST BE A SEX OFFENDER.. I cleaned the 4 puncture wounds and applied Neosporin to them.. I can not help here, sorry. He was pretty much his normal self I went into kitchen 6 hours later and he is dry heaving, I checked bloating and there is no signs of it , tummy normal not hard , not in pain or yelping when I checked him. I can not really advise on why your dogs fought, but keeping them separated in the future might be the only option. This sounds really bad like she has neck damage and needs veterinary care. i believe her left leg or upper part is injured too im not sure. What can i do ? I was terrified, so I took my lab to the vet right away. Besides the more obvious puncture wounds the smaller dog receives from the teeth, there are also often more serious, unseen injuries: brain and spinal cord injuries, and severe damage to internal organs. Vet talked to us about 30 minutes later to let us know that he had multiple puncture wounds but hard to tell due to his black coat and that he wasn’t sure where all the blood came from (he saw the towel) he said he was baffled because the puncture wounds shouldn’t have bled so much… but that maybe it came from the (?) Now two days later after I had cleaned the wound which to my relief, (at the time ha,ha) was just a small puncture wound really barely breaking the skin he has just not been the same. Why are you bringing humans into this. Could be back pain, neck pain, trauma with broken ribs…. He got a few Staples and they gave us pain meds and a prescription for antibiotics. What should we do? I know I’m a bit late, but no problem, I hope that you would have a happy 2016, with lots of good surprises and I want to adopt an unwanted dog at the local animal shelter of the city I’m living, here on North of Brazil, but what’s the better: a puppy or an adult one? I appreciate all that you are doing. Maltese (Natalie) was in the wrong place at the wrong time this past weekend. So ultimarly how do i keep the wee dog safe and the pack in social harmony? The bleeding will stop with pressure for 5-10 minutes and if it doesn’t you have a much ore serious problem like an artery or vein cut. my dog have been attack and his ear is really bothering him. Sorry I can not be more helpful but dog aggression is a very complicated situation and I’m not sure we will ever fully understand it. My poodle mix got bit by 2 pit bulls last friday. She seems close to her normal self and I can pick her up now no problem.. (She just won’t jump up onto our bed like she usually does but other than that she’s acting completely normal) And her pain seems so have completely subsided but she now has bruising coming up on her stomach.. It’s progressively spreading around her stomach and one leg but her abdomen is still soft and she doesn’t react if I touch the area. My dog attacked another dog unprovoked, could I be in trouble? His eye was fine the following day. My min pin was attacked by a large dog off its leash. However, the blood was coming out as bubbles. Hi .. There are a few things to be concerned about. because I’m thinking of making him take mefenamic or antibiotic. The boxer has been sharpening his teeth on rocks for many years and luckily, his teeth got blunt, so there were no wounds. Later that evening Benny is in the house resting and my border collie slips in as friendly as ever- I have kept them apart since the incident 3 days ago. Had 2 wait 2 days after that to take him to a different vet to fix his leg. I tried to stop the bleeding. i stayed awake for a few hours but i went back to bed because i had stuff to do that day. Obviously no more dog park for us, but do I have an officially aggressive dog now? I have not seen her and can not assess the damage. This can be very normal. well she got her surgery yesterday but he mouth is gonna be a lil critic. Our lab attacked our papillon. Her size is much smaller than the male which makes her manageable so we decided to retrain her and integrate her into our family. No way to know, but hopefully not after he recovers. I’m sure she is in serious pain, and might be shocky, but will she survive is always hard. Shock can be hard to define in symptoms lethargy, vomiting, seizure, dehydration, death, loss of pain, loss of movement, increased pain, vocalizing….. they said there was no blood and seemed okay but were rightfully upset. For three days we worked with Ghost even forcing a reluctant Aspen to be very close to her. Any help would be much appreciated xx . I am so mad at myself for leaving that food behind, and I really thought the dogs got along together so I ignored warnings that border collies should not be trusted around smaller dogs- now I know why with this predatory drift that can happen and how some dogs/breeds have it worse. Sincerely , The double chin and swelling in her neck is also a concern. They also took a sample of the fluid leaking from his wound-it was peritoneum fluid. While this may have been reckless of my housemate, his actions may have saved my dogs life as the mastif did not have a chance to shake my dog. What is the dog's name and age? I was up all night with my little Rosie, she has been moaning in pain. Her mom died after bring rescued of parvo along with most of her siblings. I took him to the vet right away and he stayed the night. 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