Animals: Dog’s hot spots heal quickly

‘Hot spots’, or acute moist dermatitis, frequently affects dogs and can drive an animal crazy, not to mention its owner. These areas of itchy dermatitis (as seen in the photo) can be difficult to control. Our dog, a Shetland collie, developed a number of them on his back and abdomen…

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Animals: Wound healing study

Summary Veterinary surgeons found that wheatgrass extract is effective for healing open wounds and dermatitis. Methods 19 surgeons took part, (none having prior experience of wheatgrass as a healing agent), treating mainly horses, cats and dogs. 110 questionnaires were returned and vets were paid a nominal fee for reporting. Results…

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