If Your Dog Is One Of These Breeds, Watch Out For Painful Elbow Calluses

Elbow calluses, a thickened patch of rough skin, may look harmless enough, but they can crack and bleed or turn into painful ulcers or weeping sores. Elbow hygroma, a fluid-filled area on the elbow, may cause discomfort for your dog. Untreated calluses can even lead to infections. Luckily, preventing elbow calluses from forming in the first place may be easier than you think. Elbow calluses are generally caused by the pressure placed on a dog’s joints when they spend a lot of time lying on a hard surface. Providing your dog with several…continue reading →