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Old 10-26-2012, 07:46 PM   #6 (permalink)
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My guess is that it's self inflicted. We have a girl who has chewed herself on her chest several times, never that bad because we interfered quickly, but I imagine it would have been similar if she kept at it. You really should get her to a vet, something like that can get infected easily. Also self inflicted wounds are usually a sign of either irritation or something internally bothering them. Book a vet appointment ASAP; you can always cancel it later if it looks to be healing before then. In the meantime keep it clean, and you can use some polysporin on it - regular strength and not the pain killer kind. Watch her closely and distract her if she tries to mess with it.

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