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my dog had surgery today to remove a cyst. she has scratched it and now it is bleeding. can i bandage it? The incision is about 3 inches long and on her neck
Welcome! I am Dr. Altman, a licensed veterinarian and happy to answer your questions today.
I am not sure bandaging would be a good idea because bandaging the neck can effect breathing
You can put a sock on both back feet to minimize the possibility of scratching and/ or use a big tube sock to cover it if that is not effective
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i have socks on her feet and have been holding her for the past 30 minutes or so and its still bleeding..is this normal?
Thank you for all of your help!