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Liza42
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PostSubject: Humans dont have fur...   Wed Sep 19, 2018 3:40 pm

I play rough with my boys, we swim together and often go hiking and my two brutes and my Pekingnese rescue (a story for another thread), would often collapse in a heap of fur and limbs whilst doing it. Problem is, I bruise... I often extract myself from such play moments looking like I was mugged. I dont mind much but it does attract some concerned comments from other people.

Any advice on creams or such which will help the bruises fade faster would be welcome...
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PostSubject: Re: Humans dont have fur...   Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:01 pm

Oh Liza, wait for a few years when your skin starts getting thinner and just a little play brings blood - shoot, bruises ain't nothing!!

My little girl (of three pups) still likes to paw for attention - I've gone into town looking like someone drug me through an ocatilla patch more than once!!


And, no, I don't have any suggestions ... I like to play, too.
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PostSubject: Re: Humans dont have fur...   Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:10 pm

The skin is pretty thin already! Im not about to stop playing though, they love it when I sit down and call for a play, I do get run over and pushed around but, damn, its fun!
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PostSubject: Re: Humans dont have fur...   Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:56 pm

Tell me about it!!! I'm 67, take inhaled steroids at high doses and have exceedingly fragile skin as a result. I always have bruises as well as healing skin tears - sometimes just from putting my hand into a box of cereal to pull out the bag or bumping my arm on the chair rail. But, usually because the big boy is pawing me to get my attention

So - I use Geri-sleeves in the warmer months, I wear sweats over long underwear tops in the winter. For playing, I use an old Carhartt insulated jacket.
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PostSubject: Re: Humans dont have fur...   Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:45 pm

i bruise like crazy, in fact im often asking my husband where X bruise came from! when we got Finn he would chew the crap out of me, my arms and legs were BAD. not much i could do about it other then tell people i had a puppy and it was not from my husband!!!

never found anything that helped them heal faster.

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