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Today while i was at school and my sister and mom were home, obi went to take a bone away from my bigger dog (a golden) and she bit him. At first my mom thought it was really bad because he was screaming for a long time then when she got him calmed down all she could find was a cut on his eye. He has one scrape on his bottom eye lid and 2 ( a big one and small one) on his upper eye lid. He seems to be perfectly normal, and to be seeing just the same. I was wondering if i should bring him to the vet. My mom says theres no reason to but im just worried. Is there really anything they can do that i cant? Just walking in there costs $30 and i dont want to just waste it on something thats not needed.

~Danielle

ps. the other dog has never done anything to hurt him before but im going to watch them more carefully and make sure he doesn't try to steal anything away from her again, because she is the dominant dog.
 

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I'm sorry about Obi. I hope he gets better.

I had a similar situation with the girls and chew treats. One time there was only a greene on the floor and Deazie was about to grab it but Luna was looking at it too but was not close to it, suddenly I see Luna launching at Daezie with a growl and grab the greene, I just saw Daezie running towards me. I got really afraid I just took the bone away from them.
Luna didnt do anything to Daezie just scared the c#$% out of her


Since then, they all great a chew bone at the same time under supervision ONLY!
 

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If it was me I would bring him in to be checked. There may be a chance of infection, the eye itself could have been scratched and need attention, maybe bandaged up or cleaned out etc. The Vet has equipment to look into his eye and see things you cannot see just looking at it. I would also keep the two dogs seperated, maybe gate off a section or a room for the little one, just to be on the safe side. I hope your little one is OK, give him a hug from us
 

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I agree, I would take Obi to the vet. Peanut was poking around in the bushes out back one day and he poked his eye and scratched his cornea and his eye got infected. The vet will probably give you an ointment just in case. I hope Obi feels better. I think it's better to get this checked out now because if something is really wrong, it could end up costing a whole lot more.
 

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I called the vet and they said as long as the cut is just on the outside of the eye i can use a regular ointment for cuts, but if i notice anything in the eye i need to bring him in. I really dont think there is anything on his eye, but if it gets worse i will bring him in Wednsday. Around here its only open mondays and wednsdays otherwise i have to go about an hour away. He seems his normal happy self. He went to my friends house with me and went for a long 45 minute walk and did great loved every minute of it, but fell asleep right after. there hasn't been any squinting or redness to his eye, so im thinking everything is ok.

~Danielle and Obi
 

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Thanks everyone! Im glad he's ok too!
 

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Originally posted by MeandMyMalt@Oct 4 2005, 07:03 PM
Thanks everyone! Im glad he's ok too!
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Great to hear he's ok
We have the same problem with our Laso ,Christy she's about 15 yrs and when ever we feed her a bone we always put Summer in the house, I too am afraid that Christy will snap at her. She is the lead dog for sure, Summer waits for Christy to walk away from her food dish before she even thinks about walking up to it
 
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