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How Can I Stop My Dog From Licking His Wound?

Your dog’s natural tendency is to lick the wound.  However, the licking will delay the wound’s healing process.  There are several products that were created to protect the wound, the wound’s location determines which product is right for your dog’s needs. Licking the wound, can cause the following things: If a dog licks the incision, the healing process may be delayed. Licking can remove stitches and cause the incision to open Licking can become a severe habit that is difficult to break Licking can cause infection as the mouth has  bacteria Dogs will frequently lick the incision when the owner … Continue reading

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