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We rescued a raccoon and he has bire gashes on his back....

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We rescued a raccoon and he has bire gashes on his back.... it is swollen and he seems in pain...
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the raccoon's name and age?
Customer: Rupert and he is about 7 months old
JA: Is there anything else important you think the veterinarian should know about Rupert?
Customer: He is still eating and drinking but he seems to be warm... he seems to be panting
Submitted: 21 days ago.
Category: Pet
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 21 days ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 21 days ago.

How long have you had Rupert?

Was he originally wild?

Can you attach pictures of the gash?