What is dog pododermatitis?

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Pododermatitis is inflammation that can be caused by many disorders including infections, allergies, hormonal disorders, immune-mediated diseases, tumors or cancers, and environmental contaminants.

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Pododermatitis is inflammation that can be caused by many disorders including infections, allergies, hormonal disorders, immune-mediated diseases, tumors or cancers, and environmental contaminants.

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Treatment of pododermatitis will depend on the cause of the inflammation.

It may include a combination of topical and systemic therapies.

In dogs with infections, they will need to be treated with systemic antibiotics and anti-fungal medications.

Bacterial infections usually need to be treated for at least 6 weeks.

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Treatment of pododermatitis will depend on the cause of the inflammation.

It may include a combination of topical and systemic therapies.

In dogs with infections, they will need to be treated with systemic antibiotics and anti-fungal medications.

Bacterial infections usually need to be treated for at least 6 weeks.

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Treatments may include topical therapy such as shampoo washes, foot soaks, or wipes for secondary bacterial and yeast infections. Oral antibiotics and anti-fungals may be required for more severe cases.
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There is nothing more frustrating than treating a dog with bacterial pododermatitis.

You can use antibiotics, foot soaks in antibacterial soaps, and sometimes a small dose of steroid, and this infection keeps lingering! The most common underlying cause of a persistent pododermatitis is demodicosis.

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Since chocolate Labs will not carry the black gene, they cannot produce black puppies.

Because yellow Labs override black and brown colors, two of them will create only a yellow litter.

Now that we've clarified that, let's add silver and fox red (or Ruby) Labrador Retrievers to the mix.

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