She has a rash all over her body. About a week ago and yes i bought her hydrocortisone spray. NaLa born December 2020.

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Customer: She has a rash all over her body
JA: I'll do all I can to help. When did you first notice the rash? Has the dog been licking or rubbing the skin?
Customer: about a week ago and yes i bought her hydrocortisone spray
JA: And what's the dog's name and age?
Customer: NaLa born December 2020
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: no just that
Answered by H Sutthill DVM in 14 mins 1 year ago
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Hi there, I'm Dr. Helen

Is NaLa on a flea preventative?

Customer
No she's not

Are you seeing any fleas or flea dirt? The way I check for these is to put NaLa on a moistened white sheet or pillow case, ruffle her fur, and see if any black specks that turn brown or red fall onto the sheet/pillow case.

Where on her body is the rash?

Customer
No she does not have fleas
Customer
All over her body

Okay.  I would recommend taking her to a veterinarian so that she can get some medication to decrease her itch.  Until then, you can bath her in cool or cold water, and pat her dry.  Heat will make her itchier.

Customer
Ok I appreciate it
thank you

Hydrocortisone spray won't be as effective as cool water baths.  Also- sometimes flea allergic dogs can be so itchy, it is difficult to find the flea or fleas- so I'd also recommend a flea control.  Good luck with her.

Customer
Thank you

I'm glad I could help.  Don't hesitate to reach out again with any questions or concerns.  NaLa is a lucky dog.

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