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Before I can provide a meaningful answer, I'd like a little more information, please.
Is your dog licking the sore?
Do you know how it happened?
How long has it been there?
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I noticed it for the first time about an hour ago and saw him lick it once - he is not licking it excessively. We live in Austin Texas and every year the exact same month he gets into something in the park that causes his back feet to swell and get red. If he licks them alot before i get him to the vet for a steriod shot he ends up with some sores and has to take an antibiotic. He got his shot and is on his 4th day of ciprofloxacin. His rear feet were looking better and the red and swelling are gone but this evening on our walk I noticed a small raw score on the side of his rear foot and thought neosporin might help heal it.
is neosporin hareful if they lick it off if you dont cover the scrape?