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Dog Bites: How to Treat and Prevent Them

Published on August 30, 2009 by   ·   No Comments

When a dog or cat bites, an infection can follow. “Wounds that are most likely to become infected are those on the face and hands or when people wait more than eight hours before seeking medical attention,” said Dr. Kate Stenske, a clinical assistant professor at Kansas State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. “If you are bitten, first wash the wound thoroughly with soap and water, and then call your physician right away.”

Source: DogMagazine.net – the K9 Magazine blog

Dog Bites: How to Treat and Prevent Them

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