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my dog has a sore on his butt cheek and this morning ...

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my dog has a sore on his butt cheek and this morning it was oozing puss and blood then it had some brown chunky stuff come out now its just like a thick blood stuff coming out. it isnt on his rectum it is almost an inch away. he is a 3.5 lb chihuahua......

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Age: 2; Male; Breed: chihuahua

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cleaning and getting stuff squeezed out

Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  NancyH replied 10 years ago.
You can rinse the area with 3% hydrogen peroxide and then use neosporin or triple antibiotic ointment on it.
Its very likely an abcessed anal gland and you can read about these here
I would have your vet check this out as the dog may need antibiotics and to have the other gland emptied.
Hope this helps you!

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