Vet Minute: Why Does My Dog Have Smelly Skin?
In this Vet Minute, Dr. Marty Greer, Revival's Director of Veterinary Services, talks about smelly dog skin. She talks about some common reasons a dog's skin can be stinky and she'll share some possible solutions to help get rid of the stink. If you have any questions or need help, call us at 800.786.4751.
Video TranscriptDoes your dog have smelly skin or an odor that just won't go away? Hi, I'm Doctor Marty Greer, Director of Veterinary Services at Revival Animal Health. Odor and stinky skin on a dog can often be a secondary to allergies and associated yeast and bacterial infections. It's important to remember that skin problems often reoccur year after year so remember when and what type of skin issue your pet had last year and start managing it before the problem is out of control. Using a medicated shampoo such as Vet Basics® ChlorConazole is available as a spray, shampoo or wipes and helps to control bacterial and yeast infections that can often cause that bad smell caused by secondary seborrhea.
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