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Hi I accidentally cut my dogs elbow as I was grooming her. It’s a small wound but seems to be a bit deep. We have peroxide and are going to get neosporin. Do you recommend taking her to the ER or getting some skin glue and using that after disinfecting it? Thanks!

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

Nope not bleeding at all thank God

Veterinarian's Assistant: Phew. What is the dog's name and age?

Her name is ***** ***** she’s 6. Seems in very good spirits and not licking it at all either.

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

She had a skin lesion removed about a year ago but hate the only thing of importance really.

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

I am sorry to hear what happened to Emma. This is very common; dog skin is so easy to cut accidentally.

Can you post a picture of the wound? If it is small, keeping it clean and applying Neosporin should be all you have to do.

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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

Please let me know if you are seeing my answer, and what other questions I can answer.

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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

I did not hear back from you; how is Emma?

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