PetMD has a very informative, featured article on moist eczema or what is commonly known as hotspots on dogs. This is a time of year where we can see a lot of these at All Creatures Veterinary Hospital in Tulsa. If your pet is suffering from skin irritations we encourage to read the article and to call us for an examination.
Hot Spots are one of those less then desirable skin irritations seen in pets. Often, you’ll here your vet refer to them as moist eczema, but you … well, you can call them hot spots. They occur when your dog itches, scratches or licks him or herself excessively, eventually forming a wet scab on the fur. But what do you with a hot spot?
Hot Spots (also known as Summer Sores or Moist Eczema) can seemingly appear spontaneously anywhere on a dog’s body; the surrounding area can rapidly deteriorate too. This moist, raw skin disorder has a variety of causes but the most consistent factor is bacteria.
For more on this article visit PetMD.com
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