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Broken Bone Treatment
Broken bones are among the most common kinds of pet injury. As a pet owner, it’s important to be able to identify the signs of a broken bone and to know what to do in the event that you suspect your pet has a broken bone. At Animal Emergency Care of Braselton, we help pets with broken bones recover from their injuries. By providing quick treatment after an accident occurs, we help many pets make a full recovery.
Broken bones can occur for a variety of reasons including:
Broken bones can be difficult to identify because these injuries can look the same as other types of injuries. Some of the most common indications that your pet has a broken bone include:
If you believe that your pet has a broken bone, do not attempt to set the bone. Setting the bone is best done by a professional. Leave the wound (if there is one) alone. Do not put antiseptic or antibiotic on the area where the skin is broken. Instead, follow these procedures:
At Animal Emergency Care of Braselton, we help treat problems like broken bones in pets. To find out more about our services or to make an appointment, call us today at (470) 209-7222.