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Hoof Bandage Application

Basic instructions for application of a hoof bandage are outlined below and in the video. There are two different methods of applying hoof bandages in this video (the 2nd begins at 3:45).  Please give us a call for an appointment or further information.

Hoof Bandage 1
1. Thoroughly clean the bottom of the hoof
2. Apply medication if directed by your veterinarian
3. Use white gauze then cotton wrap or diaper to cover hoof and secure in place with brown gauze
4. Wrap entire hoof with vetrap (be sure to not apply directly to hair), trim excess cotton
5. Secure top with Elastikon
6. Apply pre-made duct tape patch to bottom of hoof

Hoof bandage 2 (3:45)
1. Thoroughly clean the bottom of the hoof
2. Apply medication if directed by your veterinarian
3. Use cotton or diaper to cover hoof and secure in place with vetrap (do not apply directly to hair on front of coronary band)
4. Secure top with Elastikon
5. Apply duct tape patch to bottom of hoof