Instead they feel the need to urinate more frequently. My dog oreo cocker spaniel first had salt damage to paws he had a yeast infection and bacteria infection in feet so took him to a vet for a week i treated his feet with nolvasan and water soaking paws each day also a pain pill a day which is ramadyl 25mg day also cefpodoxime 50mg day also fluconazole 100mg day for the last week and also ring around his neck so he can t lick his feet.
This includes itchy paws skin infection and possible hair loss.
Cocker spaniel yeast infection paws. Keep cocker paws trimmed clean and dry to help eliminate yeast buildup. Secondary seborrhea is where the infection is a result of another untreated disease or infection rather than a problem with the skin itself. The ears are.
While yeast infections on the paws aren t completely preventable they are manageable. The best thing you can do as a dog owner is to pay attention to the signs. For example dogs who experience yeast infections of the urinary tract don t get itchy paws.
We re primarily focusing on yeast infections of the paws today but dogs suffering from yeast infections in other parts of the body exhibit different symptoms. Part 2 of our cocker spaniel care tips is about dog skin problems they re prone to. Vets will often treat yeast infections on a dog with antifungal medications and or wipes since yeast is a fungus topical creams or even medications.
Contrary to popular belief water does not cause yeast infections. Malassezia is the yeast organism a fungus that lives on the healthy skin of dogs. Examine your dog s diet because an overgrowth of yeast can sometimes be from too many carbs.
Recognizing early symptoms can make this kind of infection much easier to treat. Foot soak recipe 2 to treat yeast infections or irritated paws warm water apple cider vinegar and hydrogen peroxide. Although cocker genes might predispose them to yeast infections that doesn t mean every spaniel has to suffer.
An infection of the yeast known as malassezia pachydermatis because it can cause a dog s skin to resemble that of an elephant often affects the skin in a cocker spaniel s long pendulous ears. Cocker spaniels are more prone to the greasy form of seborrhea known as seborrhea oleosa although they may have a combination of the dry type as well seborrhea sicca. The yeast spores have to already be present to start an infection but the combination of water in the ear canal with the warmth of a dog s body and the limited air flow to the ear canal all together create a perfect recipe for a yeast infection to flourish in the ears.
It does not cause a skin infection. If you have a breed that is more susceptible to yeast infections it. Yeast infections in dogs are fungal infections that can affect the urinary tract mouth or skin especially the skin on the ears paws armpits and around skin folds or wrinkles.
Cocker spaniels are great dogs but they need breed specific care. 1 cocker jun 18 2013 1 hello to all. Please feel free to redirect me.
I ve looked through the forums but could not find specifics on chewing paws.