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Need to find a Veterinary clinic to give my English Bull dog

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Need to find a Veterinary clinic to give my English Bull dog a chlorahexidine bath in Buffalo, NY area. Can you help me?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Deb replied 9 months ago.

Dr. Deb :

Hi Lucy, English bulldogs are great dogs who unfortunatelly have too many problems. What do you need the bath for? I'm Dr Deb and can try to help.

Expert:  Dr. Deb replied 9 months ago.

Did you have any luck with the bath? If you could bathe him yourself, there are commercial shampoos with chlorhex in them.. You can buy them online- Amazon has many shampoos, as well as ebay. You should talk to yout vet or another ahout treatmrent options. There are veterinary dermatologists also; they may check thyroid levels and discuss food allergy as par0f the cause.

Skin cases can be be difficult to treat and may take a long time. Shampoos are a good place to start but her condition may have to be more involved

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Expert:  Dr. Deb replied 9 months ago.
Sorry about my poor typing in the middle of the night, Other things to consider are hypothyroidism- rare in a dog this young but I have seen it, hyperadrenocorticism or cushings disease. measure how much she drinks in 24 hours. it should be less than 100ml/kg. food allergies can make the skin weak and prone to infection., other shampoos or topicals may work depending on area affected

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