Traumas can all vary in severity and can include a large range of issues including:
Some very small wounds and grazes may be attended to without specific veterinary intervention but remember that apparently innocuous wounds can be much more serious than they look. If there is any doubt as to the severity of a wound or appropriate treatment you should consult your vet without delay. If your animal has been involved in a road traffic accident then your animal should be seen.
As a general guide, wounds that may require specific veterinary examination include:
Animals naturally have a high bacterial load in their mouths, so any bite wound must be taken seriously as an abcess can form. Contrary to popular belief, animals licking their wounds dosen’t stimulate healing but is in fact detrimental!
Please seek veterinary adivce.