This really isn't about the dog park, per se. Bailey was playing with a couple of tough playing terriers, small ones, just normal dog play, and he was injured.
The pics don't show it well. It is more obvious in person. It is just so close to his eyeball, that it freaked me out.
I've been a proponent of the dog park on this forum, and I still am in the right circumstances, but the two dogs he was playing with were playing too hard and I should've left. (Both smaller terriers) I'm eating some crow now.
It's just below his left eye:
At first, it swelled a bit, but that seems to have gone back down now.
But if you can see the "damage," would you say that means one of those terriers actually got a tooth in his head there???
He never reacted, never whined, didn't seem the least bothered by any of it. I don't know which of the two terriers did this, but it had to be one of them. I didn't notice it happening at the time. I only noticed later, because there was a tiny bit of blood.
Bailey's best friend is a hard playing little Boston Terrier and she plays crazy hard for what a little girl she is. It could've been her doing this, so I don't want to make this thread about the dog park, please.
I should've left, though -- even if they "appeared" to be having fun... or not? Would you be upset by such a small injury?
Is there anything medically I should do for this?