Care for a Dog With Stitches

When a dog is injured or has surgery, they often leave the veterinarians office with stitches. During this time, it is important to take care of his wound so he can heal properly. A large part of ensuring a smooth recovery is knowing what the dog is and isn’t allowed to do and identifying any signs that things aren’t quite right so you can contact the vet. Typically a wound or surgical incision takes 10 to 14 days to fully heal, so you need to be vigilant for the duration of the healing period or until signed off by the vet.

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