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My dog (malamute) has had hot spots for 2 week since bath.
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My dog will not leave his hot spot alone and now it's bleeding. … read more
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Have a pregnant Bernise Mountain dog with a shoulder
Have a pregnant Bernise Mountain dog with a shoulder infection . Started out the size of toonie and four days later the size is a salad plate. It was clean looking some blood ... But now is grey and p… read more
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OUR SMALL ADULT DOG HAS HOT SPOTS ON HIS REAR. HE HAS CHEWED
OUR SMALL ADULT DOG HAS HOT SPOTS ON HIS REAR . HE HAS CHEWED ABRASIONS AND HAIR GONE WHOULD THIS CAUSE HIS HIND LEGS TOO BE SORE OR GO OUT ON HIM HE CAN WALK HE WHUMBLES… read more
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My 11 month old puppy lab may have a hot spot. it is on her
hi my 11 month old puppy lab may have a hot spot. it is on her front leg on top of the little rounded bone where her paw joint is on the inside. (medial maleolus to a human). There is an open reddish … read more
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My large lab has bad hot spots i shaved him down and put bag
My large lab has bad hot spots i shaved him down and put bag balm all over him. Im keeping him clean, hydrated and inside. Can i give him benadryl … read more
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Well i took this dog in knowing he was bery old and needed
Well i took this dog in knowing he was bery old and needed alot of care and in the begenimg all was good but now things are going on and i dont have the money to take him to vet.He started itching at … read more
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Object Object] Started with one hot spot, quickly became 3!
Started with one hot spot, quickly became 3! Put over the counter foam called 'Hot Spot' on it. Put cone on dog. After a week, healed up, took cone off. Started chewing spots again. Otherwise, healthy dog, 20 lbs. … read more
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I have a 15 year old husky that has lupus and possible
Customer: ***** *****, I have a 15 year old husky that has lupus and possible cancer, when i woke this morning I was rubbing his neck when I felt something removed collar and there is a huge hot spot … read more
Dr. Deb
Dr. Deb
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My dog has a rash under his throat, he has been scratching
My dog has a rash under his throat, he has been scratching a lot, and it has a reddish look to it. He is also losing hair in this spot. Could this be a "hot spot"? and what is the treatment?… read more
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What is the best treatment for my Springer's hot spots if
What is the best treatment for my Springer's hot spots if antibiotics and diet changes haven't worked.… read more
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Can I use prednisone/Pregnenolone on my dog when they develop
Can I use prednisone/Pregnenolone on my dog when they develop a hot spot? If not what corticosteroids or recommendation without going to a vet and getting simplicef? My dog is on allergy shots, has a … read more
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Doctoral Degree
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A hot spot was discovered on my dogs leg when she was groomed
A hot spot was discovered on my dog's leg when she was groomed today. What can I put on it to relieve her? The vet is closed until Monday except for an ER clinic.… read more
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What can I do when a small dog now has a hot spot on hip, and
What can I do when a small dog now has a hot spot on hip, and I am also fighting fleas using Frontline as my defense.Thanks for caring Caroline… read more
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standard poodle: 10 month old..hot spot..be from?? Diet? Allergies?
My 10 month old standard poodle has what could be a hot spot and now another has appeared high on his chest where he can not touch. What could this be from?? Diet? Allergies? I feed him Verus puppy ch… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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How can I treat what seems to be a hot spot around my dogs
How can I treat what seems to be a "hot spot" around my dogs tail? She is an Akita Husky/German Shepherd mix.… read more
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My Boxer has a dime-sized raised red spot on one of her white
My Boxer has a dime-sized raised red spot on one of her white front legs. She licks it a lot but it doesn't get larger. Could it be a hot spot. I haven't put anything on it yet.… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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My 11 month old male rottwieler(utd on everything..neutered..powder
My 11 month old male rottwieler(utd on everything, neutered) has recently started getting multiple skin lesions on his back near his butt. It started off as a small hotspot that I treated with goldbon… read more
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