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A:Dog who keeps licking one of his toes PetPlanet Talk Adminstrator PPAdmin firstname.lastname@example.org
Dear Claire Dogs can get infections in the base of the claws, or just in the skin
between their toes. These can be caused by bacteria or fungi, and do sometimes need medical treatment. If more than one foot is affected, there may be a more general skin condition - some dogs develop allergies.
The problem becomes worse, because a vicious circle starts - itch -> scratch -> itch -> scratch etc. He is likely to need to see a vet for diagnosis and treatment.
Steve Mullender MRCVS vet for petplanet