Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: New Hampshire
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The Cone: when can we remove?
Hey. Lucky's been neutered now and has a little scar that of course he is convinced must be licked. The cone the vet sent him home with was just a little too short and scraped the scar (open once) when Lucky tried to lick. We tried the soft collars and maybe we didn't blow them up enough, but Luck was able to roll right over them to find his scar. We now have a deeper clear plastic cone that does the trick but is hard for Lucky to navigate (and he is a really good sport about it). It's not easy to take on and off so it's pretty much always on which the vet said we should do for 6 days. But how do we know when to remove it? Maybe the scar will heal faster (it's scabbing now), but what does healed look like? Can't wait to take this thing off. Your advise and experience would be most helpful.