How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Rebecca Your Own Question
Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 15544
Experience:  More than 30 years of companion animal practice.
Type Your Dog Veterinary Question Here...
Rebecca is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

My dog has been crashing his belly has some red please what

Customer Question

My dog has been crashing his belly has some red please what can I put on it
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Rebecca replied 2 years ago.
I am sorry your are worried about Sparky. I am a veterinarian and will do my best to help.
I assume you mean he is scratching his belly, not "crashing"? If that is the case, you can use a topical ointment containing hydrocortisone like Cortaid or Cortizone 10.
Giving him antihistamines like Benadryl may also help, 1 milligram per pound of body weight, 2 to 3 times daily.
Oatmeal shampoos may also help.
Do not use any ointment containing tea tree oil, it can be toxic to dogs.
Let me know what else I can answer or help with.
Expert:  Rebecca replied 2 years ago.
Hi Bobby,

I'm just following up on our conversation about Sparky. How is everything going?