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How should i apply bandage

My cat was attacked and his muscle came off i contacted my vet and he told me to dress it with bandage and keep changing it,but the muscle is still hanging from the skin, and it has started to turn ...
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Rabbit is losing chunks of hair in different areas

This rabbit was bought in a pet store. After a month, we started to notice that a part of his skin is going bald, which we assumed to be harmless. However, we were alarmed to see that the baldness ...
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Should I take my cat to the vet? Is it a wound or fungus? [closed]

I noticed like a week ago but I had to go out of town the same day so my sister was supposed to clean the wound and get her the cat come but couldn’t do it I just came back and it seems way bigger. ...
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Dog Wound After Neutering [duplicate]

My puppy was neutered four days ago and I’m concerned about how his wound looks. There’s no redness, swelling, etc. he’s acting fine. He does have an e-collar on to prevent licking.
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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 ...
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Dog with open wound on leg and no vet available

I found this dog in a graveyard, probably waiting to die, with a huge open wound on its backside 2 days ago. I've been feeding it, helping it regain its strength but I'm concerned, the wound may get ...
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Neutering incisions in cat

My kitten just got neutered today and he has been bad about trying to lick his incision. I put a cone on him but he is able to pull it off. How easily is he able to ruin his incisions? He is on pain ...