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Leg Poultices

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What Is The Correct Way To Apply A Leg Poultice?

Leg Poultices

How To Apply Leg Poultice:

Mix up poultice mixture.
Cold hose leg, removing all debris, dirt, sweat.
Smear Poultice mixture generously below knee to ankle.
Wrap leg with either saran wrap, brown paper (from bags) being careful not to wrinkle/crease the wrapping.
Overwrap with a leg wrap.
Secure with a standing bandage.
Be sure to rinse all legs thoroughly with cold water when removing the poultice material.

Never leave on more than 12 hours, unless told to do so in that specific application by a Veterinarian.

   

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