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Hibiscrub

Discussion in 'Dog Health and Nutrition' started by Squeeze, Mar 2, 2017.


  1. Squeeze

    Squeeze PetForums VIP

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    Never used it before but been recommended to use it for a cut Jaxon has on his face...
    How much should I dilute and should I dilute into warm or cold water..?
     
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    Warm or cold water is irrelevant, but perhaps Jaxon would appreciate it a bit better warm! :)

    For superficial surface wounds I tend to use 1 part Hibiscrub to 5 parts water - to avoid wastage, I literally do 1 tablespoon of the HB to 5 tablespoons of water, just enough to be soaked up a couple of cotton wool balls.
     
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    Thanks for the replies...

    I think he'd prefer I didn't do it at all... But he has no say on the matter...;)

    Now to stop the little git from scratching at it... He's been threatened with the cone of shame.. :p
     
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    Be very careful not to accidentally splash any in his eyes as it can cause ulcers.
     
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    cinnamontoast Sois pas chiant, chéri.

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    At least 5 X water. It can thin the skin, so be careful to monitor that the wound is healing when using it.
     
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    Thanks guys... :)
     
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    One of our vets recommended hibby scrub diluted to wipe or wash out our dogs eyes! I thought at the time it didn't sound right but he was a vet with 40 years experience and he swore it helped dry eye. It did a bit but I stopped using it.
     
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    Wow! Maybe if it's really diluted it's ok then? All I know is when I worked in veterinary none of the vets would ever have used hibiscrub on the face. If we needed to scrub up an area of the face for surgery or something like that we used iodine solution.
     
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    I usually just put a slurp of it into a bowl of water - very precise! I am sure I have used it on faces. Definitely have on horses' faces.
     
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