Gun Dog First Aid – Cuts

Cuts, or lacerations are common in hunting dogs. They're often running in heavy cover and barreling through barb wire fences, so it's important for you to know how to treat these injuries in the field. The first step is to flush the wound with clean water, to rid it of any debris and to give you a chance to evaluate the damage. We carry squeeze style water bottles in the field (the added pressure of the squeeze can help irrigate wounds) and saline solution in the truck. After cleaning the [Read More]