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We all get boo-boos, even our furry friends. And, just as you would clean and treat a child's wound or laceration, you should also tend to your pet's.
If you notice a wound on your animal, clean it immediately with mild soap and water. Then, sterilize the area with hydrogen peroxide. Apply a triple antibiotic ointment to the area twice daily until it heals completely.
If your dog has a deep laceration, is bleeding profusely, or has a smaller wound that won't heal, see a veterinarian immediately. It may be necessary that your dog receive veterinary antibiotics in order to recover.