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My 15 yr old cairn terrier has been off colour today. I have

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My 15 yr old cairn terrier has been off colour today. I have just found a large round red swelling on the bend of his hind leg around the joint. I noticed him licking it. What should I do?
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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

I am sorry to hear you are worried about Jock. Will he walk on that leg?

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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

I would continue the Loxicom once daily, if he is eating and not vomiting. You can also apply a topical antibiotic ointment such as Neosporin. Keep him from licking it for 5 to 10 minutes after you apply it.

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Let me know if this helps, and what other questions I can answer.

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I hope you saw my responses; I have not heard back from you. How is he doing?

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I'm just following up on our conversation about Jock. How is everything going?

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