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Can I use vagisil on my puppy?

my puppy <2 months old> has some white discharge from her vagina and keeps trying to reach to bite it... shes miserable. can i put vagisil on it? tried desiten, doesnt help... cant call vet tonight

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Gremlyn1980

Asked by Gremlyn1980 at 11:42 PM on Apr. 14, 2011 in Pets

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  • no, that may be too strong for the puppy....
    Kaelansmom

    Answer by Kaelansmom at 11:44 PM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • wait til morning and call the vet. She will be fine until then.
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 11:45 PM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • any ideas of what else i can do?
    Gremlyn1980

    Comment by Gremlyn1980 (original poster) at 11:45 PM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • i would google it and see if there are any home remedies for it...ill look and see if i find anything
    MamaSusieQ045

    Answer by MamaSusieQ045 at 11:50 PM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • LOL ...you're kidding,right?
    minnesotanice

    Answer by minnesotanice at 11:51 PM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • Home Remedies for Prevention
    Home remedies may help to prevent recurrence of your dog's symptoms. Treatment for puppy vaginitis is mainly simple cleansing the area (twice a day) with either baby wipes or a warm washcloth with diluted puppy shampoo (be sure to rinse well). Be sure to minimize your puppy's exposure to toxins, chemicals and pesticides (these can irritate delicate tissue) and keep all bedding clean. Quality nutrition will also help to support healthy immune function and your puppy's ability to fight infection. To help prevent adult vaginitis, it is imperative to maintain a healthy diet and optimal weight; obese dogs can develop folds over the vulva, which can create a perfect breeding ground for bacteria. Keeping the hair around the genitals clipped will help along with keeping a watchful eye for any plant materials that could enter the vagina
    MamaSusieQ045

    Answer by MamaSusieQ045 at 11:53 PM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • poor baby, wait until you can get to the vet....
    LeJane

    Answer by LeJane at 11:53 PM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • she has adrenal glands and they need draining do not add anything, any ointment to her privates... ask the vet how to secrete her glands and that way it will be done quik and easy versus her draining everywhere
    wheresthewayout

    Answer by wheresthewayout at 11:54 PM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • Sounds like Vaginitis. It's common for puppies. Try to keep it as clean as possible tonight (baby wipe would probably work best) and call your vet first thing tomorrow.
    AllAboutKeeley

    Answer by AllAboutKeeley at 11:56 PM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • I would go tot the vet personally. Vagisil might be more harmful than helpful!
    jtruax

    Answer by jtruax at 12:38 AM on Apr. 15, 2011

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