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Open wound on dog's face, in despair!

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GnocchiGnocchiWhosThere Sun 26-Jun-11 11:41:00

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SecretSquirrel193 Sun 26-Jun-11 11:53:50

Try a sock on the scratching foot, held on by a bandage (vetwrap from vet if you can get it)

GnocchiGnocchiWhosThere Sun 26-Jun-11 11:58:32

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Lizcat Sun 26-Jun-11 20:17:47

My first question would be what have you used to disinfect it ? As many human disinfectants such as TCP are actually irritant to dogs and maybe making it worse. Salt water is really the best for these kind of things.
If it is red and raw it could be a hotspot\pyoderma and may need antibiotics to also stop it being itchy as this is a bit like impetigo in children.

Kormachameleon Sun 26-Jun-11 20:21:56

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GnocchiGnocchiWhosThere Sun 26-Jun-11 22:20:40

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kpandthesunshineband Sun 26-Jun-11 23:30:53

Definitely get vet to check it. Could be hotspot dermatitis which needs specific treatment to get it sorted.

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