Topical Antibiotics for Dogs?

Answer Veterinarians prescribe topical antibiotics for dogs to treat minor cuts, scratches, hot spots, abrasions, or inflammation due to contact dermatitis or allergies. Certain canine ear and eye conditi... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Topical Antibiotics for Dogs

What are the side effects of topical cortizone in dogs?

Topical cortisone is routinely prescribed for dogs who suffer from "hot spots," or itchy, sore areas on the dog's body. As tempting as it may be to reach for cortisone as treatment, there are side ... Read More »

Topical or Internal Treatments for Dogs With Skin Allergies?

Like their human counterparts, dogs can have allergies that affect their skin. These allergies can cause redness, inflammation, itching, biting and even loss of fur. Fortunately, dog skin allergies... Read More »

Ear Antibiotics for Dogs?

Dogs often get ear infections or ear mites that require the use of antibiotics. Signs of ear disease include odor, incessant scratching, redness and shaking or tilting of the head. The antibiotics ... Read More »

What antibiotics are safe for dogs?

Most dogs at some point will need a dose of antibiotics to cure an infection of some kind or as a preventative measure. Certain antibiotics are simple and safe to use for dogs; however, always cons... Read More »