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Treating a dog with a dog bite....help please

Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by keeleyjane19, Apr 23, 2011.


  1. keeleyjane19

    keeleyjane19 Guest

    Hello, a few days ago my friends dog and my greyhound were playing in the garden and got a bit rough. On the bottom of her chest she got bitten, it must have only caught her as not a wound just a graze, but being a greyhound looks worse than it is! It's not pussing or oozing any fluid. I have cleansed it with cooled boiled water and applied antiseptic cream. How else can I treat it? Are there any antibiotic creams anyone can recommend? Thank you x
     
  2. Twiggy

    Twiggy PetForums VIP

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    I would think what you've applied will be fine. Just keep an eye on the wound for the next few days.
     
  3. Sheen and Eli

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    I got some vet wound powder from the chemist, its what I use when mine get bumps and scratches. Pet shops must sell it, I would of thought :)
     
  4. keeleyjane19

    keeleyjane19 Guest

    Ok thank you for your help :) don't think its a vet job, *touch wood*, as doesn't look infected and isn't weeping or bleeding. Will just keep it clean and keep an eye on it then :) xx
     
  5. Nonnie

    Nonnie PetForums VIP

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    With small cuts and grazes i tend to clean (usually with very dilute hibiscrub), leave to dry, then i apply some sudocrem.

    They usually heal better if left alone tbh.
     
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  6. We use antiseptic wipes, think I would say give the cream a miss.
     
  7. kirk68

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    we always use a tea tree ointment for scratches and grazes, it has antibiotic qualities, or so I'm told, but it seems to work a treat on the whippets and the cats.:001_smile:
     
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