Can vinegar irritate dog skin?

asked 2021-02-12 17:09:01 -0600

Hi guys i have a english bulldog that started experiencing bald spots and hairloss, the bald spots are about an inch wide and sometimes they start bleeding my vet told me it was mites and gave me nexgard which hasn’t helped him. I read online that vinegar can help so i decided to spray some and noticed that one of his bald spots started bleeding. Is the vinegar helping or making things worse.

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answered 2021-02-14 23:01:44 -0600

Sometimes vinegar helps with yeasty skin. This skin is flaky and greasy to the touch. It has a distinct smell. English bulldogs are known to have skin sensitives. Perhaps they are having an allergic reaction to something? To figure if its environmental, try a bath with hypoallergenic shampoo once a week? If not it could be internal, such as food or something in their food. (My dog reacts when she sneaks tortilla chips)

Good luck!

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answered 2021-02-13 06:28:16 -0600

If you believe everything you find on the internet you are a fool. Work with your vet to find the issue with your pup and follow his recommendation.

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