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As the term describes, inflate the protective collar by blowing air before your dog wears it. To double secure its tightness, there is an inner loop of rings for your existing dog's collar to go through it, as well as an adjustable velcro to secure its perfect fitness around the dog neck. Say bye bye to the traditional elizabeth collar which deter the dog's movement and proves to be more discomfort to the dog.
A dog wound may be the result of surgical incision, injury, or a complication from simple skin irritation. Whether a dog wound is the result of surgery, injury, or irritation, the most important thing to do once a wound has been stitched or bleeding staunched, is to prevent infection.
Veterinarians often recommend e-collars to prevent dog wound licking after surgeries such as spaying and neutering, as well as following any procedure that may require stitches.
My dog has a large open wound and my veterinarian recommended leaving it open to heal rather than repairing it with sutures.
Dog wound licking is very common, and while it may be instinctive, it can cause problems for the dog. Oftentimes, dogs cause their own open wounds or sores as the result of excessive biting, scratching or licking irritated areas.
Certain prescription or over-the-counter medications may be necessary to reduce itching and prevent infection, but it is also important to keep the wound clean and to prevent dog wound licking.


It relieved burning, itching and general pain and tasted horrible so the dog would avoid licking it.
Dog wounds or sores that appear as a result of irritation are commonly referred to as "hot spots." A hot spot is a skin infection that develops quickly and is typically the result of some type of skin irritation, whether due to inadequate grooming, fleas, mites, or other skin irritant. If a bandage can be applied, this will help prevent the dog from licking or biting, but odds are they will merely tear the bandage off.
By preventing dog wound licking, the wound itself is left to heal without added moisture, irritation, and germs. While these devices may be slightly annoying to the dog, especially when sleeping or eating, they do not actually interfere with required daily activities and the successful prevention of wound licking will help facilitate the healing process and minimize the risk of costly and potentially dangerous infections. Licking and biting are a frequent symptom of hot spots and actually perpetuates a cycle, making the wound slow to heal.
As a result, one of the most effective ways to prevent dog wound licking is the use of an Elizabethan collar. Collars and cones can be purchased at most pet supply retailers and may also be available from your dog's veterinarian.
Level of contamination - clean (surgical) wounds, contaminated (infected), etc.-->--> Your veterinarian has considered all of these factors when deciding the best way to treat a specific wound. A contaminated wound that is more than a few hours old should never be closed without surgical debridement (removal of all the contaminated or dead tissue), and in some cases this may result in more permanent damage than treating the wound medically and leaving it open to heal.


However, if there is gross contamination or deep infection present, the wound will be left open for topical treatment and to ensure drainage. Your veterinarian may need to anesthetize your dog to remove foreign material and dead tissue from the wound. If the wound cannot be surgically closed, your veterinarian will apply a protective bandage if this is possible. In almost all cases, your dog will be sent home with a prescription of antibiotics for you to administer. Some general care guidelines include: In order to help the healing process, it is important that the wound and surrounding area is gently cleaned to remove any crusty or sticky debris. This will keep the wound edges clean, reduce the potential for re-infection, and allow new healthy tissue to develop. Many dogs will require a protective collar (Elizabethan or E-collar) to prevent them from injuring the site.



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