In Which Dino's Wound Does Things Its Own Way
|The nice lady gave me this cool blue sock. Maybe it will fix my leg.|
I was looking forward to getting Dino's staples and stitches removed at the 10 day mark, and hoping that I'd be able to hunt him the weekend following their removal.
Aaaaand then out of nowhere the wound started a phase in the healing process that should have happened 3 days into things vs. 9 days after it was stitched, developed proud flesh that busted the sutures open, and got a bit oozy and infected.
|NOT what I wanted to see the day before sutures were supposed to come out! But after it was cleaned you can see it's not too bad.|
While both my vet and I are rightly disappointed in this turn that the wound is taking, it still isn't too horrible in the grand scheme of things. It has done quite a lot of healing from the inside out, the more open part of the wound is scabbing over beautifully, and the proud flesh isn't so far developed that it can't be reined in at this point.
With a new protocol of wrapping, antibiotics, and taking things day-by-day as the wound continues healing, Dino should be right as rain in no time. In the meantime, I've got so much more time to devote to Sully's continuing