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These infections are hard to deal with because there is no way to place a bandage on this area. It is very important that Missy get her antibiotics and since you are having trouble, dissolve this in warm water and use a syringe or turkey baster to give this to Missy in her mouth.
It is important that this area remain open so it can drain the dead tissue so it is best to keep Missy in areas that will not be harmed if she scoots or keep it as clean as possible so there is little discharge. You can attempt to place a bandage on this area to save your carpet.
If this continues, there are ways for your vet to remove this gland completely which will resolve this right away. Take Missy back to your vet for a recheck to be sure that it is healing well and is not being further irritated by the scooting.Does that make sense to you?
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You are very welcome! I know this can be messy but Missy will feel so much better once this is healed.