I got my puppy April 1st. She went to the vet April 16th for her second set of shots and to have a bald patch on her leg looked at. When we got her she had one bald patch on her leg. I didnt notice it till we brought her home. Anyway the vet examined her and told me she has ringworms. She has about 6 or 7 small ones on her belly I never noticed. She gave us a liquid medication to put on the ringworm spots (put it on once a day everyday) and some shampoo (bath her in it twice a week and let it set on her fur and skin for 15 minutes before I rinse it) I am supposed to do this for 4-6 weeks. Is it going to take that long for the ringworms to go away? Some look to be getting better while some are still looking pretty bad. She goes back to the vet May 7th for her 3rd set of shots and I am sure they will examine her ringworms. Anyone ever deal with ringworms in dogs or puppies?
Oh and if it matters she is 9.5 weeks old and an American Bulldog.
Asked by Anonymous at 10:31 AM on Apr. 19, 2011 in Pets
Answer by Renee3K at 10:34 AM on Apr. 19, 2011
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Answer by Kari727 at 10:35 AM on Apr. 19, 2011
Ringworm can be a pain in the butt especially if there is more then one lesion. Thankfully, none of my animals have ever had it but I worked at a vets office for 13 years and have seen it many times. Just keep treating the puppy. Make sure you wash your hands well, even dip them in bleach when you are done handling the pup. I would also change your clothes
Answer by KyliesMom5 at 10:39 AM on Apr. 19, 2011
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