Q. Tanks tail is deteriorating. It's infected really bad.
His tissue is showing and it looks like the tissue is being eating alive.
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Hello, I looked over the question you sent.
This is a case that requires an appointment with a veterinarian.
Your dog's tail requires surgical intervention as well as the administration of antibiotics. There is a high risk of bacterial infection on the wound, so he will require wound debridement and, if necessary, suture with a skin flap. So please take him to the veterinary clinic as soon as possible.
Please do not hesitate to ask any further questions you may have. Thank you.
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