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Medusa's Ear Crop and introduction to the forums

Discussion in 'Pit Bull Puppy Discussions' started by OptimusMatrix, Oct 9, 2012.

  1. Hey all. First time poster long time lurker. This is my 12 week old pupehhhh. Her name is Medusa. I just had her ears cropped yesterday. My wife painted her nails when I wasn't home this weekend. Don't blame me lol.

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  2. adjecyca

    adjecyca Good Dog

    cute pup welcome to the forum
     
  3. Jamielvsaustin

    Jamielvsaustin Good Dog

    Hi and welcome!

    I'm not familiar with what the ears look like immediately after a crop. I've seen a few pictures here and there...I'm curious to know about the edge of the ear. It looks as though the fur covered part is sort of rolling in...maybe a little puckered looking. I assume the puckered look is because of scabs forming, but will it always look rolled in like that? If so was that the desired look you were going for?
     
  4. From what I understand it helps the edges when they finally heal up to grow hair instead of being bare skin. I got it done through "The Pitbull Store" here in Phoenix and it was done at the Camelback Animal Hospital so I trust the Vet knows what he's doing. They said if they're not done how I like then they'll go back in and correct them. Just gonna see how they heal over the next week or so. I was going for a short crop.
     
  5. kayla baxter

    kayla baxter Big Dog

    It shouldn't look that way when they're healed. My Dane pup had a similar thing happening with one ear. This was at 11 weeks, 4 weeks after his crop, see how the bottom looks puckered?
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    As everything healed and settled it completely smoothed out. This is now at 7 months
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  6. Humblepit

    Humblepit Good Dog

    Welcome
     
  7. #1 stunner

    #1 stunner Good Dog

    :welcome:
     
  8. Jamielvsaustin

    Jamielvsaustin Good Dog

    Wow...I had no idea. Well, for me I think that would be my desired look. I like it better whent he fur goes to the edge of the ear vs. them having that naked skin look right on the edge of the ear. Thanks for the explanation. And hopefully it'll end up like Kayla's dane, so you don't have to do the surgery a second time-ouch!
     
  9. Pink

    Pink GRCH Dog

    Cute pup, and welcome to PBC!
     
  10. Mollie's Nana

    Mollie's Nana Krypto Super Dog Staff Member Super Moderator

    :welcome:

    Cute pup... but being the sucker I am for ears, I loved her "before" picture! :aww: But you have to understand, I have a kinship of sorts with ears... Mollie's ears are what got me through the death of my sister. I'm surprised that dog ever had hair on her ears after I spend hours rubbing them every night for 3 plus months! :p She is adorable now, but this before picture makes my :hearts: melt!

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  11. Krista

    Krista Krypto Super Dog Staff Member Super Moderator

    Welcome! Cute pup! :aww:
     
  12. PittBullGuru

    PittBullGuru Little Dog

    I love that Ear Crop!
     
  13. Kahne

    Kahne Good Dog

    Welcome.
     
  14. Just wanted to give an update on Medusa Ear Crop. This is how she looked last night when we took her out for Halloween. They've healed up very nice.

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  15. Amon Ra Reptiles

    Amon Ra Reptiles Little Dog

    Looks good. Short for my taste but it looks good! She is so cute in her Halloween costume. There is no way I could put either of mine in one. They would tear it to shreds. I think my rottie will eventually let me. He's becoming pretty mellow.
     
  16. Mikki

    Mikki Puppy

    OMG Medusa is adorable! LOVE her costume (:
     
  17. KASSO8991

    KASSO8991 Little Dog

    I love her painted nails!! My dog won't let me paint her, she goes nuts over the smell :( i need to find some odor-less nailpolish!
     
  18. NobodyHere

    NobodyHere Guest

    Are you planning on posting those? They have gigantic "pockets" in them that are folding them in on themselves.
     
  19. cliffdog

    cliffdog Good Dog

    Yeah, they look like they need posting. She is too cute!
     
  20. kady05

    kady05 Krypto Super Dog

    Agreed. Those suckers need posted bad.
     

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