How to Treat a Dog Wound Place a small dog on a table or counter in front of you or get down on the ground with a large dog. Cover the wound and surrounding area with a water-based lubricant. Use electric clippers to shave the hair from around the wound. Wipe the water-based lubricant and hair away with a clean, dry cloth or paper towel.What to put on a dog wound?
Home care for dog wound. Home care involves cleaning the wound gently with hydrogen peroxide moistened gauze three or four times a day and then applying a small amount of a triple antibiotic ointment such as Neosporin to the wound.