|Remove fur stain|
Dogs lick their fur, for various reasons. This can be caused by allergies, anxiety or sheer boredom. The result is a wound that is characterized by hair color change to pink / red-brown in places that often licked. The problem is, this injury is sometimes difficult to remove. You can try a few things below to reduce or even eliminate the scars of this sycophancy.
Things you can try one of them is the treatment at home. You need hydrogen peroxide, apple cider vinegar, sea salt, and distilled water.
First, mix 4 tbsp. sea salt with 1 gallon of distilled water. Put this mixture in the refrigerator.
Second, wash the affected area with a mixture of salt licks wounds sea three to four times a day. Pour the mixture into the fur a little pink / red-brown and then massage gently for 30 seconds. Make sure the area is completely exposed to the mixture. Rinse with warm water afterward. Sea salt to kill bacteria and will help keep the area clean and free of fungus. Fungi can cause further staining.
The final step, pour hydrogen peroxide onto the fur licking injured once a day. Massage the area with hydrogen peroxide for 30 seconds. Let the hydrogen peroxide for three to five minutes. Rinse with warm water.Dog saliva contains a porphyrin, a substance produced by red blood cells to rupture, which is the reason why the change to red if the fur is often licked. Hydrogen peroxide has a mild bleaching effect and is safe for dogs.
There is another home treatment that you can try. You'll need a dog wipe, a special whitening shampoo dog, 2 cups vinegar, 5 tbsp. baking soda, and bowls.
First, wipe the dog hair that is red with dog wipe.
Second, combine 5 tbsp. baking soda with 3 tablespoons. dog shampoo whitening special. Place your dog in the bathtub and then wet it with water. Scrub the wound area with a mixture of baking soda and whitening shampoo for 3 to 5 minutes.
The last thing you need to do is to rinse with warm water 4 cups mix with 2 cups of vinegar. After that, rinse the coat with warm water until clean.
Another thing you can try is to give your dog a drink only with distilled water. Iron in water causes the secretion of substances into the red. This is because the iron in their secretions will turn red (like a rust color results from the oxidized iron) after saliva exposed to air. You will see that the place where dogs often lick, hair will turn pink or reddish due to iron content in saliva.
|Heinz' apple cider vinegar|
Some breeders add apple cider vinegar into distilled water for drinking. Pour 1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar per 25 kg. Your dog's weight. If you have a dog weighing 12 kg, for example, you would use 1 / 2 tbsp. in the morning and 1 / 2 tbsp. at night. Make sure the bowl is completely filled with water before you add the vinegar. Vinegar can help to change the composition of saliva. This can reduce the change of coat color in the future.
Another suggestion is to try a better quality dog food. This food is more expensive but can be a healthy food for dogs and make it worth the cost. Dog food at cheap prices often have higher quality meat bad and additives that add color but do not contain nutrients.
If the problem persists despite trying all the above, take your dog to the vet. There, a veterinarian will be able to investigate further and address the problem.