[Help Dog] Drag maggot from puppy skin

Hi there – I’m sorry to hear that your dog has a maggot on their skin. Maggots can be quite a difficult problem to solve, but don’t worry, I’m here to help.

The first thing you should do is to clean the area around the maggot with a mild soap and warm water. This should help to remove any dirt and debris that might be present and will also help to reduce the size of the maggot. Next, you should use tweezers or a small pair of scissors to carefully remove the maggot from the skin.

Once the maggot has been removed, clean the area again with soap and water and then apply a disinfectant to the area to help prevent any infection.

Finally, if you are concerned about the maggot, take your dog to the vet for a checkup. I hope this helps!

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