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Hello, thanks for your question today! I am Dr. Drew, and I am a licensed veterinarian. I'll be happy to help you in any way I can.
The t-shirt is sometimes acceptable, in some dogs,
but typically a persistent dog will have no difficulty at all in reaching the stitches, and potentially creating a major problem for themselves and for you.
I can't give you the assurance that the shirt will prevent this from happening.
Certainly. That was my concern. I am worried that the incision will start to itch more as well as the days go by.
Jindos, and similar breeds (Shiba Inu, etc), are generally fairly active, and not particularly tolerant of things (as demonstrated by the e-collar reaction).
You are correct that there will be itching as the incision heals.
typically, days 3-5 are the most critical in terms of integrity of the incision.
Ok, that is good to know. I am just trying to get to the weekend so we have Sat/Sun to monitor. Thank you for your answer. I appreciate it.
You are very welcome.
I wish you both all the best :)