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How To Treat Dog Hot Spots At Home

What Is Hot Spot On Dog?

Hot spot on a dog is an inflammatory skin lesion that occurs due to excessive scratching, biting, chewing and licking of an area of the body. The self-inflicted trauma damages the skin and resulting in an open, oozy wound. Due to inflammation, the wound area becomes warm, hence the term “hot spot”…. [Read more →]

Dog Hot Spot Treatment

Dog hot spot treatment involves:

  • treating the lesion, and
  • treating the underlying cause.

Treating lesion

  • Trim the hair around the lesion area. Hot spot heals faster when exposed to air.
  • Clean the area with a mild antiseptic solution.
  • Apply topical corticosteroid/antibiotic to the affected area to alleviate itchiness and inflammation.
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