Restraining a dog is a core skill set that all veterinary staff should master. However, it is equally important for pet owners themselves to become familiar with these techniques for a variety of reasons.
With a little bit of practice, anyone can learn how to do so safely and effectively.
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If possible, clip off any of the broken part of nail that may still be attached. This broken end often causes the dog more pain and may increase or continue the bleeding every time the torn piece is disturbed.
Wash gently with warm water to remove any debris.
Apply gentle pressure with a clean cloth if bleeding.
It is advisable to have your vet take a look at this kind of injury.
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Injuries can be sustained to a variety of tissues, including bone (fractures), ligament and tendon (tears), the cardiovascular system (dehydration and heat stress), skin (lacerations), and many others.
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Most everyone thinks of blood platelets as being responsible for blood clotting after injury, which is true.
What many people do not know is that blood platelets serve two other important functions. Blood platelets are responsible for bringing the white blood cells to the injured area to clean up the remains of dead and injured cells. Blood platelets also release growth factors that are directly responsible for tissue regeneration.
Platelet rich plasma therapy treatment can be used for tendon, ligament, muscle, and joint injuries, which are normally slow to heal.
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Filed under: Injuries, Joint injuries, Ligament injuries, Muscle injuries, Platelet rich plasma therapy, PRP, Tendon injuries