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Abscesses in Dogs

An abscess is the collection of pus (white blood cells) that has built up in tissues of the body from infection. In veterinary medicine, we often see abscesses formed as the result of wounds that have gone untreated, such as a puncture wound from a bite. Sometimes pet owners aren't even aware their animal has a wound until they notice the resulting lump from an abscess.

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