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My 1 yr old dog torn stitches out of 3 cm gash. Stitches

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My 1 yr old dog torn stitches out of 3 cm gash. Stitches were in for 6 days. She is on antibiotics and uses an e collar. Her gash re opened up. Just applied triple antibiotic to gash and cover with large bandaid. Any other advice?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Lisa replied 1 year ago.

Hi there. My name is ***** ***** I'm happy to help you with your question today. Just like an in person consult, I have a couple questions of my own to ensure I give you the best advice possible...

Did it bleed when she reopened it?

How did she open it?

Have you noticed any discharge or swelling to the area?

Is she eating/drinking normally?