Q. My pug has a sore inside his mouth

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A. There are many reasons for sores and wounds inside the mouth from contact with irritating or hot substances, wounds from teeth or dental infections and abscesses or delicate lining in the mouth which can be compromised by kidney or immune mediated conditions. If your dog is uncomfortable or has any other signs such as vomiting or altered thirst or appetite he should be examined as soon as possible. If he is otherwise well monitor it closely and it should be healing within 72hours, if anything changes I would arrange an urgent appointment

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