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Stay Aware: How to Treat Hot Spots on Dog and Why This Happens

WARNING: Sensitive images ahead.

I recently had to bring my dog to the vet for what seemed to be a skin condition. I took my dog grooming on Saturday and all was well with the groomer being able to handle him without even having to put a muzzle on him, which was rare since my dog's pretty defensive when being groomed. He had a nice cut and looked like a baby seal.

From this:
To this:
Two days later, I noticed two little spots (about a half inch) on his body which seemed to be just irritated skin. I gave him a bath thinking his skin must have gotten irritated somewhere. It didn't look bad, just a little pink.

On the third day, both spots had wounds. Now, they had some sort of liquid coming out of them. I cleaned the two areas with Hydrogen Peroxide (not a good idea - it was obviously painful - read on) and Betadine.

On the fourth day, I came home from work to find that the hair on top of the wounds have hardened by some liquid and I gave him another bath to wash it off. I notice…

Halloween 2017

Sharing a few bits from Halloween:

I was Hela from Thor Ragnarok.

We had a Halloween contest in the office where we had to decorate part of the pantry for two buildings as a competition. Ours had a touch of the "IT" movie theme and I was in charge of make up. Here are our entries:
Pennywise : WINNER!!

Half-face as the guy inside the painting. :-)

Dead Georgie

A few more photos from our Halloween bit: