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moonstone841

.why does my chihuahua chew on her foot ?

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Maybe it's been awhile since her claws were trimmed. Sometimes they get too long and dogs try to chew them down.

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That's my guess
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Be mine too JD !
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That's what it was with my dog. He didn't like having his paws touched but when I clipped his claws he stopped chewing them.
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Same thing my Basset does !
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yeah theyre in need of a clipping okay thanks :)
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Hope that works.
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thx
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mabey it itches or she is starting to get an infection

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Tastes good?

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Fleas? She's like my brother and chews her nails

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Check her carefully for fleas. Not sure if feet just seem to be itchier or if fleas really do bite dogs' feet more, but it's a common symptom.
Also, carefully and gently inspect the foot she's chewing on. There could be something stuck in between her footpads that she's trying to remove.

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See if there is a thorn or splinter there.

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Usually when they chew their feet it's because they're itchy. If it seems like she's doing it during a certain time of the year, it's likely allergies, and it isn't a big deal to treat if you take her to the vet.

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The obvious would be because it is bothering her. It could something as simple as a splinter to arthritis of the joints in her foot or bone disease .. Or maybe even she needs her nails clipped. No one can assess the problem .. She needs to be examined by someone qualified to do so.

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