In my previous post on hot spots on dogs home remedies, I mentioned about using Vetericyn Plus Hot Spot Spray to treat Bella’s hot spots and rashes. Since then, I received a number of questions from pet owners who’d like to know more about this product…. [Read more →]
What is Vetericyn Plus Hot Spot Spray?
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 involves:
- treating the lesion, and
- treating the underlying cause.
- 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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