Questions tagged [wound-care]

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How to make sure dog doesn't tear stitches in paw?

My dog stepped on something and now has a pretty nasty cut on the back paw pad. Got stitches there. Now for the next 10 days I need to keep her very calm both indoors and outdoors, so that it could ...
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Dog with leg wound escapes cone and bites leg

Our dog has a wound in the right front leg (nothing severe). In order to treat it, a cone of shame (normal plastic one) is being used, together with a specific spray. For reference, the cone looks ...
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How can I get my cat to let me study his wound?

My cat seems to have a scratch below his neck, but he is really averse to showing it to me. He seems fine, but at certain angles the wound looks rather big while in other angles his fur covers it ...
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Cat has a small wound on back of the head, do I need to see the vet?

My 5 year old cat has a small wound on the back of it's head for a about two weeks. The wound has an approximate length of 1/4 inch (6mm) and does not seem to grow. What worries me, is that the wound ...
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How can I remove adhesive bandaging from my dog without hurting her>?

My dog recently had surgery and they covered the wound with a bandage that had an adhesive border around the wound site. We followed the instructions of the vet and when it came to removing the ...
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Stray/Abandoned/Lost cat wandered into apartment; found fresh wound behind ear

Last Saturday a cat walked into my apartment and wouldn't leave. He was clean, seemed well fed, and had a collar on, so I assumed he belonged to someone in my complex. I took him to the vet and he ...