Advice 1: Causes of rash on stomach in dogs

Dogs, like people, also can hurt. And for the most part the disease will be identical to the human. It could be pneumonia, and prostatitis, and cystitis, and even a rash. When a dog owner sees that she had red spots on the skin, he falls into a stupor. In this case, you immediately need to go to the doctor to understand what it is.
Causes of rash on stomach in dogs
The appearance of lesions on the skin in dogs usually leads to the fact that the coat becomes dull, sometimes even can fall, of course, the animal begins to itch. And itching this can not stop practically for a minute.

Of course, you need to help. It gives him discomfort and may lead to serious health problems. After all, when combing clawed paws of a dog can cause infection in deeper layers of the skin, which will lead to the spread of infection, tissue inflammation and other problems.
Experts say that any form of a rash, even if you think that this is normal, it is better to consult a specialist. This will help not to miss the beginning of something more serious.


Causes of rashes in dogs



The cause of a rash in dogs can be almost anything. For example, if the animal has fleas. Their bites will be a little red spots, which are very very itchy.

The appearance of red itchy spots can easily be caused by common food allergies, which usually manifests in dogs in response to excessive protein intake. So the first thing is to check the food.
To assume that protein is only in meat canned error. It is found in poultry, and fish. So try to create a food diary of your pet and observe his reaction.


In addition, allergies can occur in detergent. For example, if you changed the shampoo, which washed a dog before, etc.

The condition specifies the appearance of the rash



A rash that appears in dogs can indicate many different diseases. This dermatitis and eczema and also ringworm, scabies, giardiasis and other diseases.

Serious illnesses that may indicate a rash appeared, called the plague, tuberculosis, tumors, streptococcal and staphylococcal infection.

If you find the pet rash not only on belly but on the inside of the thighs, near the anus, on the head, the nose, the lips and gums, it is likely a pyoderma – a pustular disease of the skin. Usually it shows up when staphylococci and streptococci penetrate more deeply into the skin and begin to multiply there.

The cause of pyoderma are increasingly sublimirovanny feed, adverse environmental conditions and sedentary lifestyle of the animal.

Treatment for rash



Naturally, you need to first cure the underlying disease that is causing the issue. Without it, the rash will appear again.

However, symptomatic treatment to alleviate the condition of the animal also has not been canceled. The best option is to bistrigna of hair on the affected area. First, the treatment will go more intense. Secondly, nothing will further irritate the skin of the animal.

To treat damaged skin have bleach solutions. Good treatment will be such traditional preparations as a disinfectant, iodine, etc.

In severe cases you will have to give the animal a course of antibiotic. What exactly should tell the doctor.

Naturally, any violation of the condition of the dog lead to a decrease of immunity, therefore, will not be superfluous inclusion in the diet of pet, various vitamin complexes and immunomodulators. All this will help the body of the dog faster to cope with the disease.

Advice 2: Like in dogs, ringworm looks

Often dog owners notice that their pet begins to fall coat. Place hair loss blush, fester and very itchy. Perhaps your pet has contracted an infectious disease called zoster, or scientific, or trichophytosis microsporia. Trichophytosis and microsporia, differ from each other some of the symptoms and the fungi that cause these diseases. These diseases like skin allergies, so it is important to recognize them at the first signs.
Like in dogs, ringworm looks

Symptoms depriving


To know how does ringworm in dogs is important because this disease is dangerous not only for the animals that live with an infected dog, but also for people.


Ringworm is an infectious inflammatory disease. It manifests itself in pigmentation of the skin and a strong itch. The incubation period when symptoms are not yet visible, can last from 5 to 20 days.
The causative agent of this contagious disease are microscopic fungi, the spores which fall to the dry skin dogs and bracteosa it. Within the dermis spores multiply rapidly and the body of the animal to this process is inflammation.


Microsporia caused by a fungus of the species Microstropium canis, and characterized by such symptoms as:
dry fur of the dog, which begins to fall off;
- the appearance of hairless areas of the skin;
- white patches at the base of the hair;
red inflamed skin on bare plots, which peels off;
- itching of the affected areas.


Trichophytosis slightly different symptoms, but is also a kind of lichen. It is caused by a fungus Trichophyton mentagroghytes. Its symptoms:
the fur falls out in places;
- hairless areas of skin turn red over time;
- the affected area covered with brown, scaly crust;
- these sites increase in size and often merge into one;
- the dog is constantly itching.


Denying the boundaries clearly defined. Affected always only the part of skin where no hair. Ringworm most often affects the head and neck of the dog, then it goes to the base of the tail and limbs. Sometimes advanced forms of lichen can be found on the belly and on the nose.
Jock itch is more exposed to small and old animals, animals with weakened immune systems. If your dog spends a lot of time alone on the streets, it also falls into the risk group.


How to treat ringworm


For the successful treatment of lichen primarily limit the contact of the dog with people and other animals. A veterinarian examined the dog, just prescribe the right treatment. Most often the treatment of lichen takes place in several steps.


First, the doctor will prescribe an antifungal vaccine , and then anti-microbial agents (ointments and sprays). It is important every day treating wounds with antiseptic. After ointments the physician may prescribe additional immunomodulators to restore the immune system of the dog.


Wet cleaning should be daily to fungal spores infect the dog again. Disinfect lounger dog bowl, toys; wash your carpet and all the places where the dog likes to lie. Wash your hands every time you touch an infectious dog.

Prevention lichen


For the prevention of denying there is a special vaccine that will periodically need to do. But many owners do not want to vaccinate your dog from this disease. They hope that the infection will pass their pet party. Of course, now the ringworm quickly and easily treated, but it's nice to prevent a disease than to treat.
Ringworm-infected dogs may not appear, but the dog then becomes a carrier. The dog as a carrier of the disease will infect all weakened animals. She can get sick if the body is also weakened.
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