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In Ghosts' discharge instructions it said not to allow him to have any vigorous activity for 14 days. It's been 2 weeks today since he was neutered. He's still wearing the e-collar and I'm still taking him out on a leash to make sure he doesn't run or jump.

Everything with the incision looks good - we even have fur growing back!

When can I take the collar off? I had planned on leaving it on tonight and taking it off tomorrow, but I thought I'd ask here first. Also, when can I start letting him run again on his walks and throwing the ball for him? He's driving me crazy with all his pent up energy


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is he licking at the incision when he doesn't have the collar on? if he's not picking at it too much I would take the collar off. We started throwing the ball again for Bogart after 2 weeks, and everything was fine
 

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As long as it looks good- no infection or redness- I wouldn't see any reason for you to have to keep the collar on him. I would let him just be himelf- play, run, etc. Just keep an eye on it and as long as there continues to be no problems I wouldn't really worry about it.

Good Luck!
 
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