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Cothivet: Natural skin disinfectant for pet wounds, bites, abrasions (30 ml)

R 275.00
  • 100 % natural skin & wound cleanser & disinfectant for pets
  • Cleans and disinfects minor wounds, cuts and grazes and promotes natural healing
  • Cleanses areas of inflammation and flea-bite dermatitis
  • Prevents infection of wounds and cuts on the skin
  • Cleans and disinfects fungal skin infections like ringworm
  • May also be used to clean anal glands, ulcerous wounds and hot spots
  • Safe to use on all animals including horses, cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, rabbits, poultry, dogs and cats.
  • Bitter taste discourages licking, which is especially helpful for self-inflicted wounds cause by incessant licking

Cothivet: Natural skin disinfectant for pet wounds, bites, abrasions

Natural cleansing & disinfection

Cuts, scrapes, bites and stings, ringworm, flea-bite dermatitis, hot spots, minor burns: these are all conditions that your dog or cat may experience at one or other stage in their lifetime. Though minor, these can cause pain and discomfort for your pet. By treating these problems quickly, effectively and naturally, healing time will be shortened and complications such as scarring and infection can be minimised. The skin is a barrier which helps to prevent bacteria and other micro-organisms from entering the body. Once the skin is broken due to a wound, infection or insect bite, further infection can set in to delay healing and even make the original problem worse! Proper skin care is therefore very important!

Clean wounds mean better healing and less discomfort for your furry friend!


Centella asiatica (Hydrocotyle) mother tincture, Lavendula officnalis (Lavender) natural essential oil, Rosemarinus afficinalis (Rosemary) natural essential oil, Aesculus hippocastanum (Horse-Chestnut) mother tincture, Thymus officinalis (Thyme) natural essential oil, Cypressus officanalis (Cypress) essential oil, Medicago sativa (lucerne) mother tincture, Carlina acaulis mother tincture

How to use

Spray generously 3 - 4 times daily directly to the wound. Repeat treatment until healing is complete. Cothivet can also be applied by soaking with cottons or compresses that are applied to the wound.

Caution: For external use only. Please consult your veterinarian should symptoms persist. If any swelling of the mouth, tongue or eyes, or any breathing difficulties are noticed after an insect bite or sting, please seek urgent veterinary attention for your pet. Likewise if there is uncontrollable bleeding seek veterinary advice.

Some helpful tips for pet wound care

  • Cuts on paws and ears bleed a lot because these areas have a very good blood supply. It is important to stop any bleeding and this is best done by applying firm pressure with a wad of cotton swabs to the bleeding area. Keep the pressure on for at least 5 minutes. If you cannot control the bleeding after applying pressure, seek veterinary attention.
  • Deep cuts and injuries may need to be stitched to achieve complete healing. Seek veterinary advice in cases of deep or wide cuts
  • Injuries caused by nails, pieces of wire or anything rusty or dirty may cause tetanus. Consult your vet about tetanus prevention.
  • Trimming the fur away around the wound will aid healing. The other pets on the block might laugh at your furry friend’s odd hairstyle, but by trimming the hair away the risk of wound infection is lowered
  • Remember to regularly cut back bushes and hedges in your garden in order to avoid stray branches, which might cause harm to your pet. Always trim back branches that have thorns, and try to keep garden tools stored away – avoid leaving them exposed. Never leave wire lying around for your pet to get caught up in – make sure your home is safe place for all creatures great and small!

Disclaimer: This medicine has not been evaluated by the Medicines Control Council. This medicine is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness. Please consult your veterinarian if symptoms persist. 

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