Health problems in racing sled dogs Part 3

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Published on May 12, 2008

Author: dominiquegrandjean

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Slide 1: Dominique GRANDJEAN DVM, PhD, HDR Colonel, Chief veterinarian, Paris Fire Brigade Professor, Alfort National Veterinary School Head of Canine Breeding and Sport Medicine Unit Racing sled dogs most frequent health problems : an update (part 3) Feet Problems in Racong Sled Dogs : Feet Problems in Racong Sled Dogs Superficial Affections Pad problems Treatment ▪ Cleaning / Drying / Desinfection ▪ Patch  Moleskine + glue ▪ Bootie Slide 3: Pad Problem: Treatment Slide 4: Pad Problem: Treatment Slide 5: Pad Problem: Treatment Slide 6: Pad Problem: Treatment Slide 7: Pad Problem: Treatment Slide 8: Pad Problem: Treatment Feet Problems in Racing Sled Dogs : Feet Problems in Racing Sled Dogs Superficial Affections Pad Problems Prevention ▪ Fragility of pink pads ▪ Gelatine powder (1g/kg/day) ▪ Fat (vaseline, milking oinment) ▪ Taning of pad  Picric acid solutions  Taning spray ▪ Progessivity on first snow ▪ Booties Slide 10: Bad Use of a Bootie Lesions induced by velcros Slide 11: Bad Use of a Bootie Lesions due to the use of a wrong size bootie Slide 12: Bad Use of a Bootie Lesions due to inadequate use Slide 13: Bad Use of a Bootie Lesions due to inadequate use Slide 14: Bad Use of a Bootie Lesions due to inadequate use Feet Problems in Racong Sled Dogs : Feet Problems in Racong Sled Dogs Nails Problems ▪ Abrasion of extremities  Bleeding  cyanoacrylate glue ▪ Broken nail ▪ Totally scratched nail  Intense pain protective moleskine patch Feet Problems in Racing Sled Dogs : Feet Problems in Racing Sled Dogs Finger Luxations ▪ Frequently 2-3 phalanges  Dropped Toe  Big Toe  Surgery  Arthrodesis  Ligament repair Slide 17: Dropped Toe Slide 18: Big Toe Feet Problems in Racing Sled Dogs : Feet Problems in Racing Sled Dogs Stress Fractures ▪ Fatigue fractures ▪ Inbalanced nutrition (meat) ▪ Excess of organic stress  Treatment = f(finger involved)  Rest 3 weeks  Orthopedic surgery Slide 20: Stress Fracture Slide 21: Stress Fracture Feet Problems in Racong Sled Dogs : Feet Problems in Racong Sled Dogs Carpus Teno-Synovitis ▪ Intense limping when cold (at rest) ▪ Inflammatory oedema ▪ Pain extension / flexion / palpation  Massage + Hyperoxidized Fatty Acids Bandage (not too compressive) Verification after 6 hours  Off or not Slide 23: Carpus Teni-Synovitis Slide 24: Carpus Teno-Synovitis Slide 25: Teno-synovites carpiennes Slide 26: Carpus Teno-Synovitis Slide 27: PROPRIOCEPTION BONES TENDONS LIGAMENTS MUSCLES MUSCLE AND PATHOLOGY PHYSIOTHERAPY NUTRITIONAL PREVENTION Slide 28: PHYSICAL MENTAL CELLULAR STRESS PATHOLOGICAL CONSEQUENCES NUTRITIONAL PREVENTION Slide 29: Thank You ! Time for Questions and Answers www.dominiquegrandjean.com

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