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Ouch! One of our springers several years ago had this happen, it wasn't split, but instead we think she tore it on an outside step. The worst part is she kept herself so clean I didn't even notice until probably several days after it happened. The dew claw had to be cut very short, but since there was quick/tissue exposed, it would have been a very painful procedure, so she had to have light anesthesia for it and was then on antibiotics to prevent infection. Her paw was bandaged for about a week after. It cost around $800. I sure hope yours is a simpler fix!