Question by  AC44 (18)

Are hot spots caused by a yeast infection?

My dog is being treated for a hot spot and I don't understand where it came from.


Answer by  katharine (3981)

They're usually just caused by a skin infection that keeps on recurring. Just make sure to treat them whenever they come up.


Answer by  John (9008)

They are usually mild skin infections. The skin can get infected from all sorts of things; your dog may have rolled in something in your yard, for example.

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