Rex Reeves wrote:My view on quills in the dog, especially in the mouth area, are that while the dog has quills they are suffering, having trouble eating, and not out in the yard or field doing their job chasing pests or predators. I think it is more beneficial to the dog and farm as a whole to pull them as soon as possible.
Douglas Alpenstock wrote:
That sounds reasonable to me. I like your idea of using a hemostat (locking forceps). And yes, the cost of vet services is pretty hard to swallow sometimes. Did your sedative start with "B"?