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Old November 19th, 2006, 12:55 AM
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Puncture wounds are actually more prone to infection than open wounds, but small puppy teeth rarely penetrate further than the the skin which is why you're not likely to get an infection as long as you keep it clean.
If you get a bite that causes a fairly deep puncture wound it's a good idea to go to the doctor and have it checked out.
ANY wound that becomes extremely painful or appears infected should be checked by a doctor.
Obviously open wounds should be treated and checked by a doctor, but they're not necessarily more likely to become infected than a puncture wound.
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