A swelling on your pet may sound some alarms. Is it cancer? An infection? Should you be worried?
While there can be a variety of reasons for swellings, abscesses in pets are a common diagnosis here at Leon Valley Veterinary Hospital. We want you to learn what an abscess is and what to do if you think your pet has one.
All About Abscesses in Pets
Abscesses in pets, in a nutshell, are swellings filled with pus. They can pop up just about anywhere on or in the body and are typically caused by the introduction of bacteria into an area where there usually aren’t any.
Some of the most common reasons that abscesses develop include:Continue…