Summer and Itching in Dogs ??? It can be Pyoderma …

Summer and Itching in Dogs ??? It can be Pyoderma …

The wet summer São Paulo, you can take your dog to develop pyoderma ….

Pyoderma in dogs:

Canine pyoderma is a skin disease most common in dogs and an accurate diagnosis is required. An appropriate antibiotic treatment is required in most cases, often in combination with topical treatment (bactericidal shampoos) and sometimes with ointments (more restricted in general pyoderma). The antibiotics should be selected carefully and used in appropriate dosage and duration of treatment appropriate.

Bacteria “staph” are the most common microorganisms found in bacterial diseases of the skin (pyoderma) in dogs . Fortunately, these bacteria are not contagious to humans or other pets as part of the cutaneous bacterial flora of dogs.

pustules material collection to make estafilococcos vaccine (autovaccine)


Usually we see a lot of itching and yellow pustules early in the disease. Over time we observe the sharp drop, possible failure in the dog’s skin to and coat may become red and / or ulcerated, with crostras and characteristic odor.

All a dog’s body areas may be involved, but most cases are confined to the trunk. The chin is also a commonly affected area.


It is usually made from the case history, appearance and location of the lesions. In some cases, one culture may be required skin to determine which antibiotics most effective in treatment. Bacterial infections of the skin may be secondary to another disease such as parasites, allergies, endocrine disorders (thyroid dysfunction , or adrenal) or abnormalities in the immune system.

Therefore, in recurrent cases, it is important to search for root causes. You may need to do blood tests , allergy tests and skin biopsies to obtain a complete diagnosis.

pustules material collection to make estafilococcos vaccine (autovaccine)

TR tie – up:

Initial Treatment may involve from the shearing of the, bathing shampoos with antiseptic such as benzoyl peroxide, chlorhexidine and other more frequently than usual application of an antibiotic ointment for local lesions and in most cases the use of oral antibiotic for 3-4 weeks. If the animal has a lot of itching (pruritus), we can still use antihistamines to control caceira and mutilation.

Some pyoderma involving skin folds may require corrective surgery. In recurrent cases where the test does not reveal underlying cause definable, VACCINES STAPHYLOCOCCAL special emerge as an alternative to long-term treatment of antibiotics.

Add Comment