• The Danger Of Ignoring Your Dog's Elbow Calluses

    1 month ago - By iHeart Dogs

    No matter how many cushy dog beds you provide, some pups simply prefer to lounge on the cool surface of hard flooring. Frequent, prolonged pressure from laying on hard surfaces can eventually lead to elbow calluses.
    These rough, thick pressure sores are more than just unsightly, they can crack, bleed, ulcerate and even become infected.
    Elbow calluses form to protect the bony protrusions that take the brunt of the pressure each time a dog flops down for a nap on a hard surface. Calluses usually develop on the elbows, but can also occur on the hips, hocks and along the sides of the legs...
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