Six Ways You Can Treat Your Dog’s Hot Spots, Now!

If your dog always itches his chin, it may be one of his ticklish spots.
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Gently separate your dog's hair around the hot spot to get a good look at it. Look for open skin and raw, bloody patches of flesh. Then slowly and carefully look over your dog's skin for other hot spots. It's helpful to speak softly to your dog and gently rub her with one hand while checking her skin for hot spots with the other hand.
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4. If possible cover the hot spot. You can put a tshirt on your dog to prevent direct access to the wound, or, put some soft booties on his feet. You can also try Lick Strips which is a little adhesive you place on the hot spot to deter licking and biting of hot spots. Finally, in lieu of those awful Elizabethan cones try a . Services the same purpose but is much more Comfy! Untreated infected hot spot on a dog—Under the scabs it was pussy and hot with rotting flesh.
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