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post #43 of (permalink) Old 03-04-2015, 10:06 PM Thread Starter
Dayana
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Originally Posted by middleofnowhere View Post
Lucky pup that you were there.

I'm surprized that his neck wasn't shaved to remove the collar. What do they do for a broken collar bone? I have never experienced that but would have expected to see some stabilizing like a vet wrap brace of some sort. Fill us in on this please.
They did shave the underside along where the collar was, You can see it in one of the photos , His neck is still swollen really good from it. There is also no treatment for the other. Looking at the paper work it's called " Claviclular Fractures" .The Er Vet said there is no treatment for it, Just to leave it as is & give medication to ease pain & slow his movement down as much as I could.

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