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My black pug seems to have a bad case of herpes on his face,

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my black pug seems to have a bad case of herpes on his face
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: His name is ***** ***** he is 4 yo
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Louis?
Customer: we started adding an additive to his water to try and prevent plaque build up following a very expensive teeth cleaning at our vet. He would have these breakouts occassionally but this is the worst ever. we have stopped the water additive
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 month ago.

While we (uncommonly) see skin lesions due to herpesvirus in cats, that's not the case with dogs. Can you upload a photo(s) of representative skin to our conversation? You can use the paperclip icon in the toolbar above your message box (if you can see that icon) or you can use an external app such as dropbox.com/

I can be more accurate for you if I can see what you're seeing.