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Dr. Loretta, Dog Veterinarian
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Dog got scratched by a cat and part of s ear is torn a bit

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dog got scratched by a cat and part of his ear is torn a bit
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Loretta replied 1 year ago.

Good Morning and welcome! I am Dr. Loretta, a licensed veterinarian and I am happy to answer your question.

Poor little Cowboy lost that round to your is better if the part of the ear is torn,, to have your vet examine this and suture this area. You have done great so far...clean the ear with peroxide and then apply Neosporin or another antibiotic creme. If you do this every 8 hrs, this may all that needs to be done but watch it closely for teh first few days watching for infection or pus...then your vet will prescribe antibiotics.

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