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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 doxie's tail is swollen at the base. The area is about an

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My doxie's tail is swollen at the base. The area is about an inch long. It doesn't seem like the area is painful/uncomfortable and he is not licking or scratching. And there has not been a recent trauma.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Using the wrong medication for fleas can be dangerous. You should definitely talk to the Veterinarian. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Ralph and he is 11. He is an inside dog. So he hasn't had recent flea med and does not currently have any fleas
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Ralph?
Customer: He's a miniature and is about 9 lbs. He is healthy and happy and is not acting oddly.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 months 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 2 months ago.

Can you please share a picture of what you're seeing?