Canine Wounds Deemed "Hot Spots"
How to heal even the most stubborn hot spots and lick granulomas.
Your dog has a weeping, oozing wound on her leg or a yucky red blob on the top of her head, and at first you wonder how she injured herself. But if youve been around the dog-care block, you realize that it isnt a cut or scrape. That gooey mess might be diagnosed as pyotraumatic dermatitis, wet eczema, or a Staphylococcus intermedius infection, but its what everyone calls a hot spot.