My dog Was playing with another dog and the other dog happened to bite her behind the neck and it never seem to heal. It may not even be a bite. All I know is that I am very concerned its a sore that grew the the size of a quarter and its raw , there's hair loss at the site and everything. I have pix please help
This sounds like a hotspot. Hotspots are raw, sore, red, wet, and itchy superficial bacterial infections. Clipping the fur away, cleaning it with soap, keeping it dry, and picking up a topical antibacterial ointment from your petstore should clear it up.
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