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22 Dec 2009

Labrador
I have a labrador that got a sore on its lower leg which was not serious. The dog started licking the sore and it got bigger and worse. I now started to cover the sore to help with the healing. How frequently must I change the plaster/dressing on the sore. Does the sore need to " breath" . Currently covering the sore with multiple layers of plaster to keep my dog from getting to the sore. Advice would be appreciated
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CyberVet
Cybervet

01 Jan 0001

Dear Jan

Do not try and be a vet, take the dog to a vet.
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