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Vetwrap and poop resistance

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Mavrik, Sep 2, 2011.

  1. Mavrik

    Mavrik Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 15, 2011
    While I find vetwrap wonderful, I find it caked with poop at bandage changes (feet). What can be used to protect the bandage/wound better from poop?
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Quote:That's exactly why I quit using vet wrap long ago. Mudpuddles with poop in it soaked on through the vet wrap, through the gauze, into the wound.
    I use duct tape. It can somewhat cake with poop, but is almost entirely waterproof for the short term. The gauze stays dry protecting the wound...and that's what counts. You'll need sharp scissors to cut thought it when removing it.
  3. stcroixusvi

    stcroixusvi Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 5, 2011
    Western NC
    My Coop
    x2 on the duct tape.

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