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How long ago did this happen? where exactly on the face is this wound?
I just noticed it about 5 minutes ago...on her face near her mouth...it was a bump...tick sized. When I went to pull it off...it was a scab.
I see. Is it in "licking range"?
yes...she could probably reach it with her tongue
I see. I would not put anything on it in that case. You can use some hydrogen peroxide on a cotton ball and wipe the area twice a day, however the wound should be fine. Dogs like the taste of most human topical medications like neosporin, so it would likely make her lick the area and worsen the wound. It is best to leave it at this point
I see you have rated me bad service
I would like to change your mind on that. Please let me know how I can further assist you
sorry....I wasn't seeing any answer....I'll definitely change it. I'll use the hydrogen peroxide....I just didn't want to use anything that would be toxic.
The peroxide will be safe. the wound should heal up within a couple days. nothing major to worry about
great...thanks...I just wish I knew how she did it.