Fill your bathtub up about 3-4 inches with warm water. Add a few cups of Epsom salts, stir them in, and have your dog stand in there for 15-20 minutes. This foot soak will encourage healing and drying out the inflamed, moist dermatitis lesions that can occur between the toes.
Can Be Used In Treating fungal infection
The mixture of Epsom salt can be used to draw out the infection and soften the skin to help boost medication effects.
Epsom salt soaks is often used to support the work and effect of medications prescribed by your dog’s vet. For the treatment of toenail fungal infections, your pet feet can be soaked once or twice a day for about 10 minutes.
Can I put Neosporin on my dog?
The good news is that Neosporin is regarded as safe to use on dogs. This means that if your pooch trips and scrapes his elbow, that handy tube of triple antibiotic ointment you have in your bathroom cabinet will do the trick.
What can I soak my dogs infected paw in?
Soaking the paw in an Epsom salt solution is often of benefit, regardless of the cause. Ten minutes in comfortably hot water (in a tub or basin) with Epsom salts dissolved within is typically an excellent short-term solution for swelling.
Is Epsom salts good for dogs paws?
Can I use human Epsom salt on my dog?
What can I soak my dogs sore feet in?
Some common ways to help a dog work through a paw infection include:
- Antibiotics or anti-fungal medication.
- A warm-water soak with an antibiotic solution mixed in as applicable.
- Ointment as prescribed by the vet.
- Bandaging the affected area.