Pet Infections

Just like people, pets can get scratched and then have their skin heal. However, they can also have bacteria get into their wounds and cause infections. At Clairemont Village Pet Clinic. we have a skilled vet who is trained to help fight pet infections. If you live in or near San Diego, CA, or Clairemont, CA, bring your pet to us and we will give him the care he needs to get better.

Pet infection

What Are the Signs that a Wound Is Infected?

Regularly check your pet if he had recently gotten into a fight or has had surgery. There might be signs, like redness around the wound, discharge, limping around. He may also be lethargic. If your pet is showing signs of infection, bring him to our veterinary team at Clairemont Village Pet Clinic and we will help make sure your pet makes a full recovery.

What Can the Vet Do?

If the infection has affected an area for too long, then the only option might be to remove the infected area. Otherwise, the risk of it spreading could be too great.

This is why getting your pet’s infection treated early, or preventing the infection in the first place, is a much better option. If we detect the infection in its earlier stages, we can provide antibiotics and other forms of medication and treatment to clear it up before more drastic measures need to be taken.

What to Do at Home

The first thing you can do is make sure your pet doesn’t get injured although this isn’t always possible. If your pet does get injured, you can clean his wound to make sure that it doesn’t get infected.

It is also possible that your pet gets a different kind of infection that is not tied to a wound, such as an ear infection. The good news is that you can help prevent these types of infections by cleaning your pet’s ears if he is prone to those types of infection. You can also help prevent these infections by bathing your pet on a regular basis, even if it is only once a month.

Get Vet Care and Pet Dermatology Treatment from a Veterinarian Near You

All of us at Clairemont Village Pet Clinic want to help your pet recover quickly from his injury or his infection. If you live in the San Diego, CA, or Clairmont, CA, contact us today to make an appointment. Call us at (619) 275-5752 for vet care and pet dermatology treatment from a veterinarian near you.


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