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I didn't know what Pyoderma was, so I looked it up. If anyone else is wondering, here's the link:
http://www.skinvet.com/diseasedetail.asp?index=22

Has your vet mentioned allergies at all? Daisy had similar symptoms (biting at her paws and general itchiness) -- I think her paws weren't quite as bad, though. Anyway, I took her to a dermatologist and he said it was allergies. He did an allergy test and it turns out she's allergic to half of everything. They tested for 36 allergens and she was positive for 18, thus half of everything they tested for.

If this round of antibiotics doesn't work, I would take him to a specialist. If there is one thing I have learned in my experience with sickly pets (they flock to me), is that specialists are usually worth the extra money. They aren't cheap, though -- Daisy's dermatologist charges $86 for an office visit. The allergy test was $250. But she IS doing a lot better. I would SO marry that man if he wasn't married already. He's cute and he must be raking in the dough. (Just kidding -- I'm not really that shallow.)

Here is some info on allergies. The picture of the paws on this page are about what Daisy's looked like.
http://www.skinvet.com/diseasedetail.asp?index=6

Also, I made her booties so she can't chew on them as easily. She can take them off if she wants to, but I still think it's a deterrent.
 

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Kemo's mamma --
They are sweatshirt material with velcro straps that wrap around the ankle to keep them on. They also have non-skid bottoms and I sewed a ribbon with daisies to the velcro so they would be pretty. I made them using this basic pattern (but as per usual, had to alter it quite a bit to get them to fit):

http://www.smartcart.com/1sew/cgi/display.cgi?item_num=2879ks

I'm actually still working on perfecting them. Daisy figured out how to undo the velcro in no time flat. I tried snaps and hook & eye closures, but she figured them out too. She's too smart.
 
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