Animals Bite – first Aid treatment guide


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1. Stop Bleeding

  • Apply direct pressure until bleeding stops.

2. Clean and Protect

For a wound or superficial scratch from an animal bite:

  • Gently clean with soap and warm water. Rinse for several minutes after cleaning.
  • Apply antibiotic cream to reduce risk of infection, and cover with a sterile bandage.
  • Apply the bandage above the bitten site / wound. to prevent upflow of poison from snake bite

3. Get Help

  • Get medical help immediately for any animal bite that is more than a superficial scratch or if the animal was a wild animal or stray, regardless of the severity of the injury.
  • If the animal’s owner is available, find out if the animal’s rabies shots are up-to-date. Give this information to your health care provider.
  • If the animal was a stray or wild animal, call the local health department or animal control immediately.

4. Follow Up

  • The health care provider will make sure the wound is thoroughly clean and may prescribe antibiotics.
  • If there is any risk of rabies infection, the health care provider will recommend anti-rabies treatment.
  • The person may require stitches, depending on the location and severity of the animal bite.
  • The person may also require a tetanus shot or booster.
  • The health care provider may recommend ibuprofen or acetaminophen for pain.

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