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Abscess

Your pet has had surgery to allow an abscess or wound to drain properly for adequate healing.

Please help the area heal by applying a hot compress (a warm, moist towel) to the wound area for 5 to 10 minutes twice daily.

This process can be a bit messy, so it is best to keep your pet in an area that is easily cleaned. Depending on the area involved, you can use a towel wrap or a T-shirt to help keep the area clean and protected.

Please do not allow your pet to lick or scratch the area.

Give all medicine, as directed, for the length of time prescribed. If any side effects are noticed, contact our office immediately.

Please make an appointment with our receptionist for a recheck and possible drain removal in 3-5 days.