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Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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My dog has open wound spot on his lower leg and paw. 1st

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My dog has open wound spot on his lower leg and paw. 1st what can I do to fix the open wounds? 2nd he keeps licking them how do I stop him from licking them?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Is your dog bleeding a lot?
Customer: No
JA: Phew. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Bentley and he is 1 and half years
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Bentley?
Customer: He does have seasonal allergies which he take benedryl for
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 4 months ago.

Hello and thank you for your question. I am a Veterinary Nurse with over 15 years experience and I have assisted in the care of many pets with this particular medical concern. It would be my pleasure to assist you today. Is it possible for me to obtain some additional information from you about your companion?

1) Can you attach a picture of this wound?
2) How long has it been there?
3) Does he take any meds but benadryl?