Q. She had a tick bite and it looks bruised and red around it

Dec 9, 2022

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It is possible that your dog has developed a reaction to the tick bite. This can manifest as redness and swelling around the bite site. In some cases, the reaction can be severe and may require medical attention. It is important to monitor your dog for any additional symptoms, such as fever, lethargy, or loss of appetite, and contact your veterinarian if you have any concerns. Your veterinarian will be able to provide a more specific diagnosis and recommend appropriate treatment. It is also important to remove the tick as soon as possible to prevent any additional complications.