Q. My Husky has a sore righ next to her anus. It is a small hole about the size of a pea. Should I be concerned enough to take her to a vet right away?

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A. This is likely a ruptured anal gland abscess; if she is not in pain and is able to defecate normally I would bathe the area with saline to keep it clean and arrange an appointment for Monday; if anything changes or she becomes unwell you will need to get it checked more urgently

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