If you are looking for a silver spray, or typically use silver sulfadiazine (SSD) to treat your animals wounds, you should know that Fauna Care silver spray is a cheaper, more effective, and most importantly, safer way to dress your horse’s or small pet’s wounds.
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What makes up our silver spray formula?
Fauna Care silver spray’s formula is a combination of ingredients that help your animal heal. It is composed of 25 ppm (parts-per-million) of Silver, 10% Microfine Zinc Oxide, and 20% Dimethicone. SSD’s only active ingredient is 1% silver sulfadiazine.
If my animal gets injured, I’m more comfortable knowing that there are several good ingredients working together to make my pet heal faster. What do these ingredients do?
What does silver spray do for my animal?
Fauna Care silver spray includes a number of benefits, while SSD is merely an antibacterial and nothing more. Fauna Care silver spray is also promotes through other ingredients like vitamins A&D, and lanolin. Lanolin, also called wool grease, is a natural ingredient secreted out of the sebaceous glands of wool-bearing animals like sheep. It protects the sheep’s skin from the environment, and is often used in cosmetics.
Fauna Care silver spray is a skin protectant through ingredients like petrolatum, zinc oxide, and dimethicone. Petrolatum, or petroleum jelly, has been long known as a cure-all and has numerous skin and hair benefits. Zinc oxide is used in dentistry as a restorative, protects your skin against sunburn, and treats diaper rashes. Dimethicone is a safe silicon used in many cosmetic formulations for skin and hair treatment. Silicone ingredients also act as a lubricant. Your animal will feel quite pampered after one treatment!
What makes Fauna Care silver spray more convenient than sulfadiazine?
With an easy-to-use spray bottle, your animal receives 100% of the possible benefits. Much less is used per application compared to SSD’s rub-in application method. The rubbing in of SSD leaves 20% of the formula on your hands or gloves. What a waste... Fauna Care silver spray is the more economic choice.
How much silver is in each formula?
Too much silver in the formula will be harmful to your animal’s skin. Fauna Care’s formula includes a healthy 25 ppm of silver, while SSD’s silver concentration is greater than 3,000 ppm. Yikes.
How can silver sulfadiazine harm my animal’s skin?
Your animal’s skin is vulnerable as it heals, and SSD is too harsh on this skin. After reading the side effects, decide whether you’d put it on a newborn baby’s skin. If not, then don’t put it on your trusting animal!
Which formula is long lasting?
Silver sulfadiazine has a high initial efficacy and a fast deactivation or fall in its effectiveness. In contrast, Fauna Care silver spray has a controlled delivery with sustained activity.
The cherry on top is getting more bang for your buck.
If you considered purchasing SSD but thought silver spray would be the smarter option, you were so right! Now that you know how much better Fauna Care silver spray is for your pet and your pocket, what are you waiting for? Add the spray to your repertoire of pet care. Ensure you have the most pampered of pets!
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