Poor Wound Healing

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.

Poor Wound Healing

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

The most common issues that can cause poor wound healing are diabetes, Dilantin (a drug for epilepsy), poor nutrition and infections.

Poor Wound Healing Affects

  • Dogs
  • Cats

Similar Symptoms

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