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Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by puppymadness, Mar 25, 2021.


  1. puppymadness

    puppymadness PetForums Senior

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    Hi guys hope all well. In our dining room (front room) we have a big window with windowsill. Luna loves to spend the day lounging in the window watching the world go by. She has her own chair in that room and her own sofa in front of the window but prefers the sill for being nosey! I have noticed today she has a dry red patch of skin on her front elbow (pressuming the beginning of pressure damage? From being on the windowsill).

    Firstly I don't really want to take her to the vets (obviously I will if needed) but wondering if anyone can recommend anything to put on the skin.
    Secondly can anyone recommend something to go on the windowsill, it's just wood and not sure if we just bought a mat or big cushion it would slide off? Wouldn't want her to slip.
    Inclosed a pic of windowsill, thank you Screenshot_20210325-122318_Photos.jpg
     
  2. Blitz

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    you could nail on a bit of carpet, that might do the trick. On the windowsill, not the dog! Something like sudocreme would be good for the dog.
     
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    puppymadness PetForums Senior

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    That's a good idea thank you all I could think of was glue! I'm worried she might lick it off...think the place where it is would be tricky but she is food obsessed so probably would try :Banghead
     
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    lullabydream PetForums VIP

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    Coconut oil?

    Look to see if a seamstress will make a window cushion or something. I could ask my friend but it wouldn't be cheap. I don't know how much wadding she has. Looks a big window. Couldn't you fit a bed on it?
     
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    lullabydream PetForums VIP

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    You can get that no slip rubber stuff that's pretty cheap and good
     
  6. puppymadness

    puppymadness PetForums Senior

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    I'm just worried that unless it's fixed it will move especially when she jumps up to bark at the neighborhood cat lol
    Thank you I have coconut oil will try :)
     
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    You could use some vet bed (better than carpet, less abrasive) and some sticky velcro pads sewn to the vet bed and stuck to the windowsill. FYI you may need to repaint as it will probably damage paintwork when the sticky bits are removed.
     
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    puppymadness PetForums Senior

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    Oh that's a good idea thank you. I don't mind about the paintwork, she loves lying in there and would hate to have to stop her of I can find a solution thank you :)
     
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    Cad has pokey elbows. I use a bit of vetbed (folded in half for Mr Sensitive).
     
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    Siskin Look into my eyes....

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    Double sided carpet tape would be something you could use if you don’t want to glue it to the sill.
     
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    puppymadness PetForums Senior

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    Thank you will have a look :)
     
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    Twiggy PetForums VIP

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    One of my collies suffered from a pressure sore. You can buy special cream (if I recall it's called something like 'elbow butter' - very messy) but I found the only product that worked for my bitch was Leucillin. With regard to the windowsill - what about a piece of non-slip vetbed?
     
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    I have vet bedding with grippy bits underneath.
     
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    Sudocreme I use for everything :Hilarious:Hilarious

    Teddy also likes to lie on our windowsill. We just have a blanket at the moment but are thinking of converting it into a proper window seat. All for the dog :Hilarious
     
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    I pass a house where the dog likes to lie on the windowsill. It`s a bay window so fairly large, the dog is a pug beagle X, first of all he was just lying basking in the sun on the wooden sill, within a few weeks a blanket had been placed on the sill. Blanket was upgraded to what looked like a duvet, duvet disappeared to be replaced with a doughnut dog bed. Obviously this was still not good enough for his highness as his sill has now been adorned with big thick sheepskin like throw and cushions, he looks very cosy so guessing this set up is more to his liking! :D
     
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    puppymadness PetForums Senior

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    Downstairs she has her bed, 3 sofas and 2 armchairs to chose from but that's her favourite spot think it's because she can see world. Just want it to be comfy for her :Dummy1
     
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    You can get lengths of Velcro with sticky tape on the back and just cut to size that should hold a dog bed or vet bed in place
     
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    puppymadness PetForums Senior

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    Thank you will have a look :)
     
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    haha! Teddy doesn’t like it if we put a bed on there but he loves a blanket. He had a cushion for his head too now

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