Quick Advice

Cuts and bite wounds

How to treat cuts, bites and wounds

  • Contact the practice for advice. 
  • The most appropriate treatment will depend on the severity and size of the wound.
  • Avoid removing any foreign bodies that may be inside the cut, as this can cause further trauma or bleeding. 
  • If the wound is dirty, you should ideally flush out the area with salt water.
  • Apply a pressure bandage.
  • Give your pet a salt water bath if appropriate.