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post #11 of 15 Old 08-12-2008, 09:14 PM Thread Starter
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We went to the vet. He said it was a bacterial infection of the skin. He gave him a couple of shots and I am to give him a betadine / shampoo bath every three days for the next couple of weeks.

If he does not improve then we will do other test.

I will keep you all posted.
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post #12 of 15 Old 08-13-2008, 09:43 AM
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Wow glad to hear that hopefully you have this under control & on your way to recovery! Let us know how you make out in the end.

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post #13 of 15 Old 08-13-2008, 10:27 AM
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Glad to hear the vet gave you a good place to start. Please keep us updated as I would really love to hear how it worked!

Be strong and courageous, and do the work. Don't be afraid or discouraged by the size of the task, for the Lord God, my God, is with you. He will not fail you or forsake you.

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post #14 of 15 Old 08-13-2008, 11:00 AM Thread Starter
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I will know in a few days how things are going and I will update then. I will also include the healing photos (I am optimistic).
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post #15 of 15 Old 08-29-2008, 11:45 PM Thread Starter
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UPDATE: I went to the vet and he gave him an antibiotic and gave me a betadine scrub/shampoo. Things were getting under control and then I had to leave town for 5 days. When I returned Drifter had another terrible break out.

I called the vet again and he is going to give me something else to try. I will continue to bathe him frequently and then spray him. I may have a fly or other biting insect problem.

I sure would like to fix this.
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