How to Treat Dog Hot Spots Naturally

Discover how to identify and treat dog hot spots naturally. Our blog post delves into the causes, symptoms, and natural remedies for this common skin issue.

What Causes Hot Spots on Dogs?

• Moisture and Irritation • Allergies • Fleas and Parasites • Underlying Skin    Conditions • Stress or Anxiety • Poor Grooming • Skin Infections • Trauma or Injury • Underlying Health Issues

How to Treat Hot Spots Naturally

• The first step is to gently clean the affected area with a mild, pet-safe antiseptic solution.   You can use a mixture of warm water and mild, unscented soap or saline solution.

Keep the  Area Clean:

• Trim the hair around the hot spot to allow air to circulate and help keep the area dry.  Make sure you use blunt-edged scissors to avoid injuring your dog further.

Clip the Hair:

• Apply a cool, damp cloth or a tea bag (like chamomile or green tea) to the hot spot for about 5-10 minutes several times a day.  This can help reduce inflammation and soothe the area.

Cool Compress:

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