Virbac Australia

First Aid & Fly Control

WOUNDGARD® antiseptic spray for dogs and cats

WOUNDGARD® is an antiseptic bitterant spray that also has antifungal activity.

  • Cat
  • Dog
  • Australian made
    Australian made


  • Antiseptic and antifungal activity.
  • Easy-to-apply spray.
  • Discourages self-mutilation.


  • Dogs and cats with wounds, particularly where protection of sutures is important or where infection is a possibility.
  • Dogs and cats with eczema, dermatoses or granuloma.


  • Aids in healing
  • Anti-chew effect
  • Mild local anaesthetic properties
  • Safe & easy to use


  • Chlorhexidine gluconate 10 g/L
  • Menthol 5 g/L
  • Denatonium benzoate 200 mg/L
  • Phenoxyethanol 20 mL/L
  • Eucalyptus oil 10 mL/L


  1. Shake well before use
  2. Apply liberally to affected area 3 times per day.  As a guide, spray 3-4 pumps per 2cm length of wound.


50 mL

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  • Can WOUNDGARD be used for prevention?

    The product can be used successfully following surgery for dog castrations, cat castrations, dog spays, cat spays and following minor surgery.

  • Does WOUNDGARD impair wound healing?

    No, In a clinical trial that involved 16 dogs and 21 cats, there were no instances of apparent irritation or hypersensitivity, or impairment of wound healing.

  • How often should I apply WOUNDGARD?

    Should be applied to the affected area 3 times per day.

  • What was the incidence of self-mutilation when owners were using WOUNDGARD?

    Licking and biting of the wound of not more than a trivial amount was reported by owners in 6/37 cases, but in no case did this result in the removal of stitches and/or reopening of the wound.

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