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Hello, I'm Dr. Deb and will do my best to help you today.
I'm sorry for this concern abut Raider.
1. Do you think you could send me a picture of his lip? The following link walks you through the process:
2. Is he eating and drinking just fine?
That's good to hear.
Is it possible to post a picture, do you think? I may not absolutely need it to respond back to you but it might be helpful. Deb
That's fine:) Please give me a few minutes to type back a response for you. Deb
This lesion doesn't look like anything contagious so it should be fine to take him to training class.
It looks as if he was bit or injured in some way and is healing. Unless you know that he was playing rough with another dog, then we may never really know how this happened.
I'd gently clean it several times a day with dilute over the counter Betadine or Iodine (to the color of weak tea) and then after it drys, apply just a small amount of antibiotic ointment such as Neosporin to it. He may try to lick it off, given its location, but just do the best you can.
I hope this helps and that you have fun at class:) Deb
You're more than welcome.
Your explanation does make a lot of sense given the location of this lesion. And, puppy teeth are certainly wicked sharp!