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My Greyhound Needs a Toe Amputated. What Should I Do?

My Greyhound Needs a Toe Amputated. What Should I Do?

If you decide on surgery, amputation should be used as a last resort for treatment of corns.

Unfortunately amputating a toe which has corns in it, in no way guarantees that they'll be cured and, in most cases, just means that corns develop on another toe.

Read further into corn surgery procedures here.

Non-surgical treatments

Many greyhound owners swear by as a trusted alternative. Many greyhound owners instead opt for greyhound boots which both protect and reduce limping and the corn.

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If you do go ahead with Hunnyboots and an amputation, you can put cotton wool inside the boot where the toe once was for the best boot fit.

Join the Excellent Facebook Group

There is an excellent Facebook group called 'Greyhounds with Corns' especially designated to greyhounds with corns. Greyhound owners share ideas, treatments and frustrations with corns.

Join the Facebook group Greyhounds with Corns here. 

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