My dog got stitches for a cut Tuesday last night. It is Friday and the…

My dog got stitches for a cut Tuesday last night. It is Friday and the cut is slightly seeping what I would guess is blood. As you can see in the picture it is not bad. What should I do? Is it ok?

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julie brader
5 years ago

Hi Seldon, are you saying the cut happened on Tuesday and you have only just taken your dog to the Vet to have it stitched? Don’t quite understand the question.  If its only just been stitched you will probably get some blood/fluid coming through from under the wound….it does look quite a large cut. This is why a drain is sometimes put in to take away any excess fluid.  If I were you I would phone your Vet and tell him whats happened and that you are concerned. He is the best one to advise you on whether he wants… Read more »

julie brader
5 years ago

If the blood has only just appeared I would definately phone your Vet and tell him whats happened. If you can see any pus coming through with the blood then the cuts got infected somehow, though I would have thought he would have been given a course of antibiotics? 

Give your Vet a ring Seldon then you’ll know what to do…..I would if he was one of my dogs ?