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Re: Crusty Buck-rain rot

Posted by melissa on April 11, 2001 at 06:23:20:

In Reply to: Re: Crusty Buck posted by Shirley Mcguire on April 10, 2001 at 20:22:24:

Shriley-My collies have a problem with what we call 'rain rot'. Sounds similar. on the dogs it reminds me of cradle cap that human babies get.It is actually a staph infection. Staph is present on the skin all the time,stress will cause it to go out of control,or cause the animals natural defenses to it to go haywire. I use vitamin C to boost the immune system but I have not tried anything topical (I may try Michael's mineral oil next time,which by the way is waht you use on cradle cap,hmmmm....)

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