Recurring Dog Skin Rash Even After 3 Rounds Antibiotics
Monday, Jan 20
Our dog has this rash that keeps coming back, even after three treatments of antibiotics. It started off in his thighs and was responsive to anti-fungal cream and went away.
It came back and got worse, so we took him to the vet, where they gave him a steroid for the rash (thought it was fungal) and an antibiotic as he had a secondary staph infection. It cleared up completely and then came back about 2 weeks later.
We went back to the vet, received an antibiotic as it was not fungal after running a culture and being tested. After we completed the treatment, it came back again and we did third round of antibiotics. It came back for a fourth time and we tried apple cider vinegar which worked at first but now has come back with a vengeance and is spreading.
The darkest spots are scabs, but are not bleeding. It seems to itch as he wants to lick and scratch it.
I have two sets of pictures, the first from Friday, Jan. 17th and then the second set from this evening.
The rash is not hot to touch, it does not smell.
He is a 3.5 year old Weimaraner who is primarily indoors and has not been exposed to any other grass but normal backyard grass.
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