Is water enough to clean a wound?

Answer No, water on its own is not enough to kill all the bacteria. You should, ideally, use either normal saline, which is basically salty water (Boots sell it) and is what we use in hospitals, or an an... Read More »

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How to Clean a Dog Wound?

Dogs are like children--they are always getting into something. If you are a dog owner, you are inevitably going to have to deal with a sore or a wound of some sort from time to time. You can diagn... Read More »

How to Clean a Wound?

Knowing how to clean a wound is very helpful to protect against infection and disease.

How to Clean a Dog's Wound?

This article would benefit from step-by-step photos. You can help wikiHow by adding photos to this article. Click here for instructions. Notice added on 2008-12-06.Dogs, especially those that run l... Read More »

How to Clean a Minor Wound?

Cuts, scratches and scrapes can be very painful. Learning how to treat them can minimize infection, pain and inflammation.