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Marsha Cassada

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Somebody wanted to know what vet wrap is. It is rolled up rather like an ace bandage, but stretchy, thin, and sticks to itself so you can wrap it around a leg without using tape or other fasteners. When I wrapped Dapper Dan's feet to go on a slick floor, we wrapped it around the hoof a few times, under the hoof, then tucked the end under. He looked as though he were wearing orange shoes. It is ideal to carry a roll in your tack box and keep it handy for all kinds of uses. What did people do before vet wrap??

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Polo wraps or standing bandages. I love vet wrap. But always becareful and don't wrap to tight. I always unwrap a long length then reroll it so I don't have to pull so tight to start it off. We use it alot to wrap clean tails at shows.
 

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My husband has skin on his hands that cracks and bleeds it is soooo dry. He is a jeweler by profession and the heat from working on the metals I guess.....but anyway the vet wrap is really good for wrapping around fingers and hands. It stays put better than a band aide.
 

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If you want to save some money go to the first aid section of your store... Buy the wrap that sticks to its self. You can use it over & over again. Says even can be washed. I am sorry but my packaging has been thrown away a long time ago.. What I bought is about 4 inches wide & was beige. It does stick & it is reusable...... This is great to wrap mares tails for breeding. Just roll it back up & use the next time..... You should be able to find it - just look for words like sticks to its self & reusable.
 

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Vet wrap is wonderful stuff and I always have a few rolls on hand. I found some at my WalMart that is much cheaper than feed stores or pet shops. I was surprised to find it there.
 

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