Active Bleeding

Should your pet become injured and start to bleed, apply a clean cloth to the sight of bleeding and apply pressure. Maintain pressure until the bleeding stops or your pet is transported to a veterinarian for medical care.

If bleeding is not stopped within 5 minutes veterinary intervention is required. Should the bleeding soak a cloth within less than 1/2 hour your pet requires immediate DVM care. If you are able to stop the bleeding but it reoccurs seek immediate DVM care.

Should the bleeding stop, clean the wound with dilute Betadine or Nolvasan. Flush the wound with saline then apply sterile lubrication to the wound. Apply a telfa pad to the wound then cover with gauze followed by vet wrap creating a protective barrier for the wound against further soiling.

Seek immediate DVM care. Your pet may require sutures or oral antibiotics.