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I have an 9 yr. Old havanese. I just saw a open sore on his

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I have an 9 yr. Old havanese. I just saw a open sore on his back very close to his tail. The hair is gone and it an open sore his tail covets it. I had to hold his tail bal to ser.the sore. What can this be?
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Sally G. replied 1 month ago.

Hello and thank you for using this site to help you.

Is this wound on either side of the anus or on his back?

has there been any licking ?

Has there been any scooting lately?