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Second opinion] HI its more of General Question hoping you can help, If a 5 month old chow chow got a laceration on its neck 4inch length what would be the procedure and it would it still have a good chance of living?

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. Is the Chow Chow bleeding a lot?

Um since its a general question, idk. um lets say its bleeding moderatly?

Veterinarian's Assistant: What is the Chow Chow's name?

Its more of Essay i was working on, just thought it be easier to ask someone.

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the Chow Chow?

No i dont think so.

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Hello. Thanks for writing in. My name is***** and I would be happy to help you. I AM NOT SET UP TO MAKE PHONE CALLS AND DO NOT SEND THE REQUESTS, BUT I WOULD BE HAPPY TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS YOU HAVE ONLINE. It really depends on how deep the laceration is and how long it has been there. If it is a fresh laceration, it is always best to suture it back together. If it is an old laceration, it may be easier to let it heal by scarring in and using a special topical ointment to help it heal faster. If it is deep, though, it may be better to clean out all the old, non-vital tissue first then close it. Unless it is bleeding profusely, and a lot of blood has been lost, there is no reason he shouldn't survive. Please let me know if you have any other questions or concerns. Hope this helps.

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