Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Southern Ontario
Any of these items on hand?
Vinegar - either white or raw ACV?
any herbal tea's - camomile, goldenseal
The whole idea is to draw infection out, not seal the wound so infection is trapped.
Definately have to soak it - epsom w/a tblsp vinegar (fight bacteria)
You can try (and I say try because it's diffuclt w/dogs) a bread and milk poultice
warm the milk, moisten the bread - pack it lightly into the area - you have to wrap in plastic (clear plastic wrap) so doesn't dry out (not tight so as to not cut off circulation) - warp this with gauze or something so cannot chew it off, sock (child's) or dog bootie.
If you have activated charcoal then put that on the bread after moist will help to draw out infection (with or without charcoal)
If you have camomile tea, then use that w/epsom and splash vinigar as soak - but soak first and soak foremost, before other
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