Elizabethan collar


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Elizabethan collar

a rigid material fashioned so as to project outward from around the neck of a dog or cat and prevent the mouth or teeth from damaging skin, casts or dressings on the legs or body. X-ray film or heavy plastic sheeting are usually used for this purpose. Also used in birds.
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Elizabethan collar. By permission from Nelson RW, Couto CG, Small Animal Internal Medicine, Mosby, 2003

reversed Elizabethan collar
in birds, reversing the collar permits better movement and is better tolerated.
Elizabethan collar test
improvement of alopecia or traumatic skin lesions after placement of an Elizabethan collar for a short period of time will identify the cause as self trauma or excessive grooming.
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If the pet continues to try to lick the wound, use an Elizabethan collar or bitter spray to discourage such behavior.
After the pit strike in 1984-5 she took to wearing what I can only describe as an Elizabethan collar.
Millie can be stopped from licking the area with an Elizabethan collar, or a sock or bandage to try and break the itch-lick cycle.
An Elizabethan collar was used after the surgery for 7 days to prevent self trauma.
While you are there, see if you can get a small Elizabethan collar, which may help to break his peckish habit.
was promoting licensed characters from Hackman, The Dog in a Bucket, based on the comic book adventures of Hackman, a dog that wears an Elizabethan collar and uses a time machine.
One owner followed our instruction to cage the dog for a week and use the Elizabethan collar to prevent it from licking its wound.
Treatment can include antibiotics and other medicines, and the dog may need to wear a protective Elizabethan collar to stop it scratching.
The treatment may include antidepressants and an Elizabethan collar to stop the dog being able to reach the tail.
She has an Elizabethan collar which looks like a lampshade.
Or, she could surprise us all and wear the ruffly platinum Elizabethan collar accented with 559 diamonds that designer Nicola Cerrone has offered to loan her.
If hot spots are severe, dogs are often given oral antibiotics and/or steroids and then fitted with an Elizabethan collar - plastic barriers that prevent licking of the hot spot.

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