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Good Morning and welcome! I am Dr. Loretta, a licensed veterinarian and I am happy to answer your question.
Older dogs like Pirate will have benign skin tags which is what you are describing. It is best to have your vet remove this rather than you doing it since, this may bleed and without hemostasis, can get infected. Your vet can remove this under aseptic conditions and is safer for Pirate. The fear, if it is not removed, is that Pirate could hook this tag on something making this worse. It should eb removed before it gets larger but better to have your vet do this. IT will not be expensive and safer.Does that make sense to you?
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