Many diseases are of such nature that the effects of same have to be suffered by the human as well as animals. There are skin problems that trouble dogs also. For them, such health issues can be dangerous as they cannot understand what can be the effects of their scratching and lick the concerned areas of the body.
Hotspots can affect any breed of dog,and it is really irritating for them. It makes them sick when they are attacked by the bacteria causing it. The medical term used for such a skin condition is “moist dermatitis” which affects a particular area of the body and reddens it making it swell and itchy. This type of skin condition is caused by various external agents such as insect bites, parasitic attack, allergies and so on. But, the most common cause of it is, when a dog licks or bites a particular area which has a broken skin and further irritates the place. There are certain others uncommon factors too such a side effect of injection, vasculitis, auto-immune disease,etc. But, it is always recommended for a pet owner to detect early signs of such a skin condition and also consult a veterinary doctor if the situation gets tough. Mild stage of thehotspot can be reduced with the help of certain home remedies which is always a good way to start with the treatment.