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  • My dog has a bleeding sore on his back that I wash and clean daily. In a week's time, the sore has turned into a lump. Is this something that is going to go away or do I need to come in to see the doctor?

    I recommend that you take him to see your veterinarian as soon as possible. The area that you are describing could be a mass or a deep infection from the sore. Your veterinarian can perform a test on the area to find out what is causing the lump. Treatment of the area will depend on the underlying cause.

     


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