Thursday, July 12, 2012
He is a licker. While the position of this wound is not easily accessible he was managing to get his tongue around his leg and onto the incision. Hence the collar. I live about 15 miles from the vet. I did not want to trek back out there yesterday. I had a treadle wheel to clean up. So I found this cervical collar in my closet. It works. He is wearing it now and has worn it all day and all last night. When I take it off, he tries to lick again.
I don't think its as terrible as the other cone collars that you see some dogs wearing. He just looks like he has whip lash.
And speaking of a treadle wheel, here it is before: