Im confused, the vet said she should be ok? I am sorry if I am posting in the wrong place, or saying anything I am not supposed to. Well he has a long road to recovery and four to six weeks or confinement and care at home however he is EXTREMELY traumatized and showing fear aggression. Only Rabies. Depends if the baby tooth is broken at the base and gets infected or not. Keep them apart and only have them together supervised. Unfortunately the damage was too severe and Foxie Boy had to be put to sleep :((…. “She sped past me,” Ms. Hollar says, “picked up my puppy by the neck in her jaws and shook her from side to side like a rag doll.” PLEASE GET HELP AND WRITE A RETRACTION AT LEAST. But it rarely comes to that point, he just has to trot in their direction and the large dog moves away. It really scared me espcially going back in the training area again. What part of NO do People not understand? 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. Only if the eating and breathing change would I rush to a vet at this point. As always I suggest a vet visit. I have kept up with her medications and left her alone, however, I am worried about her lack of interest in food and water. But almost all urine and digestive elimination is happening in the natural way. In February of this year we got our final dog- the PB male, he’s as dumb as a rock and very vocal, howls- it’s funny. Joined: Mar 17, 2017 Messages: 5 Likes Received: 3. It seems the large dog hit a nerve or something in his spine. He had one puncture wound on his head, which was bleeding and his lip was hanging funny. I didn’t see the fight but I heard it (we live rural on 20 acres and he runs free though is an inside dog.) The generalized answers are: Any suggestions? Good luck, I have no easy answers. Mine are best friends, they sleep together, and love each other so much. What do you believe is the prognosis for return of bladder and bowel functions (we are on week 4). I had a miniature doberman which was fenced in seperately. I had her at the vet on Saturday, the vet moved her left paw back and her head went down on the table in an attempt to balance herself. I do not know any sure fire way except prying the jaws. The owner can easily have a blind spot about the possible aggression of their own dog or think they have trained the dog to ignore triggers, such as the frightened yelp of a small dog or overreaction of the small dog’s owner. As for the leg, he says that too much muscle was lost for his body to regenerate and replace, considering he his old. But you can enhance your chances of keeping your small dog safe in public settings. We rushed her to the vet who said she was in shock and gave her meds thru a needle to help with the pain and the shock. My microbully weighs about 20 pounds and now has 4 puncture wounds. Just tonight my lab pit attacked my tea cup Chilhualla (I hate spelling the breed name) she didn’t make it. Abby has been rushed too many times by a rather large, energetic Portuguese water dog who, while not dangerous, is somewhat aggressive. My daughter was screaming I closed my eyes and held my ears because the screaming of my dog was agonizing. The boxer held him by the neck and shook him, in order to stop him (becuase he would have killed him for sure), the boxer’s owner started hitting boxer with her legs and she certainly kicked my dog as well. I have a Yorkie cross. Do not get it and yes he was at the vets in 10 mins and critical care hospital Cost was $3O00+ and he was not saved how do we protect our small dogs and why did this dog attack with no indication upon passing? The medium dog is very scrappy and fights back- we watch them closely to make sure nothing turns serious. You also need to be careful around other peoples dogs in the same situations. http://www.aspca.org/pet-care/virtual-pet-behaviorist/dog-behavior/teaching-your-dog-wear-muzzle, http://greenbrier-emergency.com/veterinary-resource-links/, http://greenbrier-emergency.com/when-dogs-attack/#comment-37926. I dont think you really need to ask that question….. you know the answer. I am also afraid one of our children could be hurt. They tried everything to get her back. 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. 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. The bleeding has stopped he has no other injuries. You need to warm compress it with warm soapy water 3-4 times a a day for 5-10 minutes a time. She has a very sensitive stomach and for her 1st 2 years we could only feed her chicken and noodles that we made for her. :/. They like sniffing each other. Sometimes this skin will die, and the wound will open up, in which case you need another surgery to close it. He had a dislocated elbow and several neck wounds and had 2 drains put in his neck. Your Brazilian-Indonesian bud. We got our terroir (Ella) about 3 months ago & our plott hound (Nala) about 1 month ago. Call your vet back as they have just recently seen him and ask what they think. NOW please. Having said that, making sure your children and other pets are safe is always a priority. We call it the ‘wheelbarrel lift’. She appears to be acting the same except that she’s more frightened (tail between her legs) and she reacts when we press on the bruised areas (e.g. I think they are doing a good job and sounds like he is much better. Wound is a black scab. I even toss treats to catch taking turns and they all know who I am tossing to though sometimes they’ll look for the others if it falls to the floor and none of them care, don’t compete, whoever finds it is the winner. I assume this was all performed at a 24 hour specialty hospital. I just need to know if this is something I need to be concerned about. He first time was nothing serious, pain med & antibiotic. I’d like to add that she lets me gently touch the bruise and extend her leg without freaking out on me so I don’t think anything is broken, but I’m not an expert. You have a long road to recovery with pain medication and antibiotics for sure but most dogs make good recovery success if under proper vet care. He got a few Staples and they gave us pain meds and a prescription for antibiotics. Probably because it was 14 years old in simply had a hard time with the surgery.The vet bill was $1,300 and then he wanted an additional $260 for The Cremation and Ashes back. As I yelled NO! if you start antibiotics within a few hours you have a chance to prevent abscess. I can make a case where a month later more vet work is needed. The end is I can not answer your question well, BUT at 13 years old I think you might have made the correct decision. But after counseling her on the seriousness of Juno’s injuries, the owner agreed to let us take some X-rays. But Now she can’t jump and she finds a stuggle to lay down and I can’t pick her up because she will yelp. Is this a bad vet? After regaining consciousness she was fine…even played around and ate her food. When I take her out she just walks back and forth sniffing like she is going to go but doesn’t. Even though on pain meds she was still crying. I would try to get him to a vet asap to have at least a quick exam. Emotions run very hot and make people forget things. is there more i should be doing? It all deends if you have a specialty group in town. The owners ran out and stopped the attack and retrieved the big dogs into the house. I’ll let you know how it goes. Thank you! It might also be the pain medications causing constipation, and nausea. Try to find a vet neurologist in the area they will figure it out fast. I was just wondering if there was something I could or should be doing to comfort him? There is risk for infection and swelling (hematoma) and if it is bad he needs vet attention. I took him to the vet and he ended up having a broken rib. She isn’t. My vet told me to massage his bladder but I was trying it for an hour and it’s not working. He was out of his collar that was attached to a chain ( because he gets out of the fence). Wow, that sounds traumatic. And more importantly, will he be okay until the appointment tomorrow, or should we try and see a late night vet? $100 and then $300 is insanely cheap in my region so be lucky the price was so low. She gave him a steroid shot and pills, and tramadol. He’s been lying in his bed the whole day, he barely moves and obviously doesn’t want to play. Sorry for the loss. Good luck. IF (I hope this is not the case) they placed drains under his skin and NOT a chest tube or negative pressure valve (various technical names for these and multiple options) AND/OR they did not continuously suction air off his chest, then maybe more could have been done. She seems to be ok but I am not sure. To talk the true, I love all pariah, spitz and primitive dog breeds (group 5 of FCI classification). Seek Veterinary care as soon as possible. I was thankful I was home and now know to never to take in someone else dog. Just adjust your behavior around hers. It is a human choice only understood by humans. 9 human years. Thank god I took her. I’m posting a reply with the final update so that people looking for answers (like I was when I found your page) might gain some perspective from our case. Good luck. Thank you. ,deposit or I could put him down. I apologize for asking questions you may not be able to answer considering every situation & dog is different but anything you know & share I would appreciate! I work at a H.S. I was really worried about the rabies. I made my yorkie appointment at a grooming shop. I don’t know how read into what I wrote that I want animals slaughtered. Before they moved back I told them to leave Pancho home because Max really did not care being snapped at all the time.. Max did put him in his place but Pancho being a small wanna be Alpha would keep it up. I didn’t see what happened but apparently she attacked with no warning when the dog approached the puppy. The owner of the dogs did not have much money and can only give us $2500 which is what we already paid the vet’s place so the rest I had to apply for CARE program. Sorry, but good question! My dog got bite yesterday by big dogs and my dog is little. I would say from my experience that aggressive dogs never really get over it, and you might be in for a long long ride. Always better be safe than sorry. Sorry. Should I take her back to the vet or just give it more time. I’m not an animal behavior expect but if this never happened before and the bone was the only variable then I would start by feeding them separately and never give them treats together. A dog rescue center rescued her and worked with her (this was the trainer too). i dont know what to do. I came back in the house and the poodle was in take cover mode trying to make her way to me. My 14-week Frenchie was playing with a lab when suddenly it changed from playing to my puppy’s abdomen (dorsal side) being in the land mouth. It seems like she should be better off that the way she is after seeing your vet. I would consider yourself lucky and just keep watching him . They were chasing each other and the chihuahua started screaming badly and ran under a bush. Not she isn’t – she can’t. I was right there and so was the other owner and we had it stopped fast. I cleaned them up with perioxide & she seemed okay..Now – December 18th, I noticed her left eye looked a little weird – A bit cloudy. In person is way better too, so have your vet check it out. Well at least his bladder is not ruptured!! My dog has two puncture wound just under her left arm side of chest. Like the statue of liberty. I am so upset by this. However I don’t like to be taken advantage of either. Neither my dog or myself were aware that the dog was running towards us, until we heard the frantic screams of the owner unable to control his dog. 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. Most dog owners know if their dogs are aggressive or dog aggressive and it is their duty to keep those pets away from others. Not sure what else to say, without seeing the dog its hard to give any more advice. This morning he ate some “yummy” food too but I still wanted to take him in and get him checked out. I took him out and he peed and pooped, so maybe he just needed to go, but he just seems different. It’s very late here and the vets are closed. I had already made up my mind she wasn’t going back. Sounds like you are really waiting too long. he walks, he even jumped on low lying sofa lastnignt… his tail wags… and he walks and is even getting a little dachshund bounce in his step….. Today I was walking my large dog in a new park. This would make me think heart disease, trachea or lungs. I fear that there is nothing you can do to calm your nerves when the two dogs are together. Thank you for your response, but he is not my vet he is my sisters, and he told me my dog needed an expensive surgery that when I went for a second opinion, was not necessary, and I switched then. I knew Marlee had puncture wounds but she had worse than that. My 13# Yorkie was bit by something possibly a coyote. Both were family members …I hope you were able to figure out and everything turned ok for you ! It’s not beacause I want to hold my vet accountable. I will try the pumpkin if I see anymore problems. These things take time. He’s generally a friendly dog that loves to play, with people or other dogs, and he’s never snapped at anyone or another dog in his life. Take your dog to the vet now. At first, seeing him from a distance, I thought he was old because he seemed to have trouble walking, just a few pace at a time. Disclosure: Nothing against Pitbull. More likely it acts as a barrier to keep new bacteria out. Ha! The pitbull then got a hold of our second dog, which is also a chihuahua mix. If the small dog was larger than the delicate 5lbs that he is would his injury be this serious. Honestly I have no idea but a good thorough vet exam with a description of what is happening would be merited. 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. Honestly, I just hope that poor little dog survives. She is bigger and much younger and pinned him down while growling and biting his neck. She has a puncture wound on her head by her ears but shes acting fine. I didn’t use to believe it was the breed, but my daughter’s friend’s small dog was just killed by a neighbor’s pit bull. Also, we plan on taking the pit to the vet to see what could have provoked such an out-of-character occurrence. Keep a close eye on your pup and if you have ANY concerns then you do need to see a vet. All of the dogs are between 2 and 3 years old. It’s totally the little one’s fault because i witnessed the incident. I am not a bet behavior expert and they are all different. They said that they believed that after the swelling went down, those muscles might start working again for her to breath normal again. 5 days seems like a little too long. The pit was put outside and pomchi to the emergency vet. Hello my male mastiff and my 8 pound Pomeranian got into last night and my mastiff got ahold of my Pom. Owning a pet is a truly big responsibility but sometimes events occur and surrender to a shelter is the only option. She gave him an antibiotic and something for pain. There might be no way to ever know. It’s sufficiently unpredictable that I would never take her to a dog park. His neck is very shwollen what sould i do? Sounds like that new vet is very good and are on the right path. The owner of the small dog wanted the large dog owner to be ticketed. Honestly I have no idea. However, is there any way to remove a large dog from a smaller one without hurting either of them or any person in a situation like this? Hello, As long as your dog is not suffering give him time to get better. I think she was just traumatized as well but seems to be getting back to her normal playful self. Can you give me a suggestion on the best way to try and keep the deep puncture wound clean from the blood that still seeps through on and off, and to also calm her from shock until I see my vet. My poor little guy was attacked by a big dog. Ultimately you will want to see a vet if it gets worse or changes. Pain pills and possibly antibiotics can help but strict rest for 2-3 weeks is the best and cheapest treatment you can do. I agree that this overemphasizes large dogs as the aggressors. Now the lab and collie just starting fighting yesterday, I mean vicious, could not get them apart. 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