chicken bit by a dog what do i do?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lovechickens180, Sep 15, 2012.

  1. lovechickens180

    lovechickens180 New Egg

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    my chicken got bitten by a dog today wen we werent home and she bled a lot. ive looked up info on how to help her and it said to get sterile saline solution and antibiotic ointment is this right?and if it is where can i find it ? ive looked in pet co and petsmart and they aare out of stock i need to help her out as soon as possible and i dont know any avian vets and if i did i dont know if i could afford to pay alot of money please help me
     
  2. mnferalkitty

    mnferalkitty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just wash under tap water, you can use neosporin ointment the people kind just get the generic/store brand
     
  3. 3Ducks

    3Ducks Out Of The Brooder

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    do you know whos dog it was?
     
  4. 3Ducks

    3Ducks Out Of The Brooder

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    if it happened on your property the dog owner should pay vet bills
     
  5. Chickenfan4life

    Chickenfan4life Overrun With Chickens

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    I completely agree with 3Ducks! But I cannot give you any advice on how to treat the wound... [​IMG]
     
  6. Malibu99

    Malibu99 Overrun With Chickens

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    Just a reminder- make sure the neosporin does not have pain relief.
     

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