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Your dog most likely has experienced an abscessed anal gland that has ruptured and is possibly draining.  The other possibility would be perianal gland adenomas that have become infected and are draining.  Either way, you
Dogs may lick themselves for medical and/or behavioral reasons. For example, a dog may start licking a wound on the leg, but do so so energetically that the licking slows down the healing process...
before and after playing with a pet, not letting a pet lick people around the face, and not washing pet food or water bowls... me) have been licked by their dogs seemingly without incidence, but bear in mind that babies have immature immune...
These could be caused by insect bites, an allergic responce (i.e., hives), or an infection of some sort.
can also create problems.  If your dog continues to lick and bite this area, you should have him examined...
that it doesn't further add to the irritation. Good luck! Helpful buckeye A collar will stop her from licking... with an Elizabethan collar.  These can help to keep a dog from licking or chewing at just about any spot on their body...
the licking and pulling off the dressing?  I put bitter apple on the scratching foot so I would not want to lick that anymore.   thanks roberta  Gloria, How was this histiocytoma diagnosed...
These circular, pink sores could be the result of flea bites.  They could also be a form of ringworm--a skin fungus in the dog.  If they haven't disappeared or at least gotten somewhat smaller in a few days, you should have
Canine Bladder Cancer by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine urine Licking the penis or vulva Decreased appetite Redness or swelling at the penis tip...
Histiocytoma: The benign canine tumor with a not-so-friendly look and feel by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine , places where a perfectly round, ulcerated mass can be scratched or licked at easily. Scary...

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Causes Rabies can be transferred to a human from an infected animal, usually a dog, via a bite or a lick to broken skin or the ey ... » Read on
Complications ... se can be caught if you have a scratch, or an abrasion, or from licking open wounds. Rabies is common in Afric ... » Read on