Vaginitis is a condition that can be found in both puppies and older dogs. There are numerous causes such as bacterial infection, anatomical anomalies, and cancer. Your pet may let you know that there is a problem that needs to be checked by displaying signs like frequent urination and constant licking of the vaginal area. Treatment protocols vary depending on the age of the dog and the severity of the inflammation. For example, in the case of juvenile vaginitis, the condition may resolve after the first estrus heat cycle.
Holistic Treatment Of Chronic Vaginitis
Probiotics For Dogs with Vaginitis
Funguses also called fungi are parasitic, spore-producing organisms. They obtain their nourishment by absorbing food from the hosts on which they grow. Many species of fungus exist in the environment, but only a very few cause infections. The primary source of most infections is soil. Fungal infections can be acquired by inhalation, ingestion, or through the skin for example, through a cut or wound. Some fungal infections can cause disease in otherwise healthy animals, while others require a host that is incapacitated or immunocompromised by, for example, such stresses as captivity, poor nutrition, viral infections, cancer, or drugs like steroids to establish infection. The infection itself may be localized or may affect the entire body systemic or generalized.
A Guide to Dog Yeast Infection Treatment
Have you spotted your dog scratching furiously at their ear like their life depended on it? Are they constantly tilting their head to the side? Such actions could be signs that your dog has a yeast infection of the ear. Yeast infection in dogs tends to be easy to spot. Certain telltale signs include scabbing and waxy residue around the outer part of the ear.
Dogs are susceptible to a wide range of bacterial and fungal infections, especially when they spend a lot of time outdoors. These types of infections can be worrisome for their owners and for good reason, because some bacterial infections can prove fatal if treatment is not administered soon enough. Leptospirosis — Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection caused by a bacterium known as spirochetes and it can affect both humans and animals. Dogs typically contract this infection from contaminated, stagnant water or from coming in contact with urine from other animals infected with the bacteria.