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My dog tore out his staples. Can he wait until Monday to see

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My dog tore out his staples. Can he wait until Monday to see a vet or bring him to emergency. He just had the sutures done Wednesday. He tore out his sutures. Took him friday. They stapled. He took out staples. I had taken if his cone.?
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 8 months ago.

Welcome! Thanks for asking your question. My name is***** am a licensed veterinarian and I will be assisting you today. First I need to ask you a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.

1- What type of surgery did he have?

2- Can you post a picture of the incision?

3- Did he have the cone off?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Had a cyst. I'm at emergency. They are going to resuture.
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 8 months ago.

So, you don't need my assistance. Correct?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
He is just going to numb the area.then suture again. I guess I should have called you first. I wast sure if it could stay open overnight.
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 8 months ago.

Fair enough, he will do fine.

Good night.