Can I Put Antibiotic Ointment On My Cats Cut
You can also use a 50/50 solution of water and hydrogen peroxide if that’s more readily available to you. Let your dog’s foot air-dry completely. Once the cut has been disinfected, you can then use an antibiotic ointment like Neosporin to help prevent any infection. Rub it across the cut to help stop the bleeding. You can also use styptic powder or cauterizing powder.
If you can't don't have those options available to you, try using cornstarch or flour pressed gently into the end of the nail. You can also try running a bar of soap across the nail a few times to pack the wound. Take the dog to the vet and have them shave down the hair around the wound. Clean it. Put a generous amount of neosporin (or any antibiotic cream) in a 3x3 inch non-stick gauze pad. Gently wrap that around the wound. Then wrap around the gauze with vet wrap. Cover a.