Understanding fungal diseases of pet dog skin diseases


This disease, commonly known as tinea, is the most common skin disease in dogs. The main pathogens are Microsporum canis and Microsporum gypsum. The disease is a contact infection, zoonosis, young age, aging, emaciated and immune deficiency susceptible. The most typical symptoms are depilation, round scale spots; there are no hair, no dandruff, but there are papules, pustules or erythematous depilation spots or nodules.

Because of the diversity of its lesions, it is easy to be confused with other skin diseases. The diagnosis mainly depends on microscopic examination of fungal spores, wood lamp examination or fungal culture. The treatment of dermatomycosis is mainly local application and systemic medication. Topical drugs include clotrimazole, ketoconazole, xuanjing, etc. systemic medication includes xuanjing oral tablets, Novartis "health care" oral tablets, as well as anti-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory tinea lotion, as well as some traditional Chinese medicine baths.

The treatment of fungi should pay attention to: 1) prevent the spread and spread to other animals or people. ② Adhere to medication to prevent recurrence. It still needs 1-2 weeks after the skin surface symptoms recover completely. ③ Pay attention to environmental disinfection. For dogs' utensils and kennels, drugs can be used, such as 0.5% sulfurized lime solution and 0.5% chlorhexidine solution. The metal cage can also be burned with flame torch.