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My yorkie has a growing bright red sore on her left paw pad

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My yorkie has a growing bright red sore on her left paw pad between the toes. Have had various meds &directions past 2 months, but it ois still there and growing. Vet wants to do a biopsy.
Any idea what is wrong here? name is ***** ***** Cujo
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Lyndsey Kingsley replied 8 months ago.

Hi, My name is***** and I am here to help

Expert:  Lyndsey Kingsley replied 8 months ago.

Can you describe to sore? Is it bleeding? Painful? Is she licking it or any of her other toes? I am trying to determine if this is an infection, a tumor (benign or malignant), or something else

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
It does bleed intermittently. She does lick it so i put a cone on her to block that. There is no involvement with other paws. It does not seem to cause her pain as far as I can tdell.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
3 It is still there and larger-about 5/8 inch. She has stopped eating entirely and sleeps 23 hours a day. She is dehydrated i think but drinks a lot of water when she gets up. Is she dying?