From the submitter:
I had a newborn calf break a leg after getting hung up in a ravine. The vet told me how to splint the leg with PVC pipe and duct tape.
Dude, seriously? Aren't you worried about your dog or even the plethora of flammable chemicals you're throwing sparks at? There's a fine line between kludging and wanton disregard for safety, this is definitely the latter.