Dar's swollen chin...

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Postby ArtGypsy » December 12th, 2009, 8:15 pm

Dar's Chin is all swollen and REALLY red..........it looks like it's from bumping against the kongs and the new blue treat ball that Big Dog Buford sent him....
Now I know the obvious is to withhold the kongs for a few days and see if it clears up, but I guess what I"m asking is whether or not anyone else has seen this?? it looks awful.... :sad2:
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Postby TheRedQueen » December 12th, 2009, 8:17 pm

Perhaps a contact allergy from the toys? I'd try cleaning them really well in between sessions...
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Postby amazincc » December 12th, 2009, 8:18 pm

Can you post a pic?
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Postby ArtGypsy » December 12th, 2009, 8:19 pm

TheRedQueen wrote:Perhaps a contact allergy from the toys? I'd try cleaning them really well in between sessions...



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Postby ArtGypsy » December 12th, 2009, 8:20 pm

drat photobucket's tiny pictures.............
on my computer, it's very visible there are several "pustules", and very red/sore/bloody.... :(
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Postby amazincc » December 12th, 2009, 8:23 pm

Holy crap... :shock:
Could most definitely be a contact allergy. Hide the toys for now. Poor Dar... :(
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Postby pitbullmamaliz » December 12th, 2009, 8:23 pm

When Inara was younger she got HORRIBLE acne breakouts on her chin from eating out of a plastic bowl. The zits would break open and bleed everywhere. It was bad. I switched her to stainless steel and she hasn't had a breakout since. Maybe he's just sensitive.
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Postby Pit♥bull » December 12th, 2009, 8:25 pm

Could it be 'rug burn' from playing with the new toys :|
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Postby amazincc » December 12th, 2009, 8:27 pm

Pit♥Bull wrote:Could it be 'rug burn' from playing with the new toys :|


I was thinking that, too... but then I couldn't remember the words "rug burn". :rolleyes2: :oops: lol
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Postby ArtGypsy » December 12th, 2009, 8:34 pm

amazincc wrote:
Pit♥Bull wrote:Could it be 'rug burn' from playing with the new toys :|


I was thinking that, too... but then I couldn't remember the words "rug burn". :rolleyes2: :oops: lol



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Postby amazincc » December 12th, 2009, 8:36 pm

Well, :neener: all you want... could Bob be right??? :|
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Postby Pit♥bull » December 12th, 2009, 8:38 pm

Trouble had the same thing once from trying to bury a rawhide in the bed. :rolleyes2:
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Postby ArtGypsy » December 12th, 2009, 8:54 pm

amazincc wrote:Well, :neener: all you want... could Bob be right??? :|

I wasn't laughing AT you.......... :rolleyes2: :wink: :D
I was laughing at the rug burn part...and you not being able to remember, what made ME remember that I couldn't TELL you the last time I had a "rug burn" or a RAZOR burn.... :oops:

but yes, I think it is right............his chin rubs up against the kong, the blue chew ball and his bowl.
Maybe he just needs to go on a kong-break...
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Postby madremissy » December 12th, 2009, 8:57 pm

This is just and idea but could it be wind burned or chapped from all the cold weather you have had. Frost bite :|
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Postby amazincc » December 12th, 2009, 8:58 pm

You were SO laughing AT me... >( :sad2:
LMAO

And I agree - poor Dar definitely needs a chin guard... or a kong-break. :crazy2:
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Postby Pit♥bull » December 12th, 2009, 9:09 pm

If it seems to be itching I discovered an ideal remedy. I found that 'Chloraseptic' spray (used for human sore throat) stops the itch and doesn't contain anything harmful.
It seems to work great for Trouble, use it all the time for any allergy breakouts around her mouth.
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Postby ArtGypsy » December 12th, 2009, 9:50 pm

amazincc wrote:You were SO laughing AT me... >( :sad2:
LMAO


:itsOK: Nunt--Uh......I'm just ..........PLAYIN. ....YEAH,,,,,,,,Playin'!!!

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Postby hugapitbull » December 13th, 2009, 12:01 am

pitbullmamaliz wrote:When Inara was younger she got HORRIBLE acne breakouts on her chin from eating out of a plastic bowl. The zits would break open and bleed everywhere. It was bad. I switched her to stainless steel and she hasn't had a breakout since. Maybe he's just sensitive.


Many years ago the allergist we paid a small fortune to told us to always use glass or stainless bowls. Plastic bowls can cause that kind of outbreak in sensitive dogs.
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Postby ArtGypsy » December 13th, 2009, 12:09 am

hugapitbull wrote:
pitbullmamaliz wrote:When Inara was younger she got HORRIBLE acne breakouts on her chin from eating out of a plastic bowl. The zits would break open and bleed everywhere. It was bad. I switched her to stainless steel and she hasn't had a breakout since. Maybe he's just sensitive.


Many years ago the allergist we paid a small fortune to told us to always use glass or stainless bowls. Plastic bowls can cause that kind of outbreak in sensitive dogs.



Well, with the plastic bowl, the kong and that cool rubber treat ball, he's had his face stuck in something synthetic for hours on end......

Need some bully sticks and such for awhile, and leave the others alone.....
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Postby BigDogBuford » December 13th, 2009, 1:51 am

Yep, change to stainless steel bowls and run the toys through the dishwasher!
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