If a pet has a wound, it can happen that is does not heal as usual. When healthy pets become wounded, their wounds typically heal within a few weeks depending on their severity. However, there are some cases when dogs and cats experience poor wound-healing. When this occurs, it can be caused by many different issues. The most common issues that can cause poor wound-healing are diabetes, Dilantin (a drug for epilepsy), poor nutrition and infections.
How to Recognize
If it takes an extended period of time for your pet to recover from an injury, your pet may have poor wound healing.
Causes of Poor Wound Healing
The most common issues that can cause poor wound healing are diabetes, Dilantin (a drug for epilepsy), poor nutrition and infections.
When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.