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Wanda wrote at 2006-07-26 03:38:19
Hi Bette!

Try using Lavender oil (massage oil from Bath & Body Works) it is anitbiotic, antiseptic, antiviral and antifungal.  If used in water, it should dilute it some so it shouldn't hurt the dog if they lick it.  I've used it to help with my dog's ear infection.  I find it to be a wonder oil.


Samantha wrote at 2015-02-19 19:06:25
My dog has the same thing going on. I have been to the vet many times and have done 2 oral antibiotics as well as steroids to no avail. My dog is a german shepherd as well. The vets only thing that she can come up with it being is unfortunately Nodular Dermatofibrosis. Here is a link to some good information on it.

I really hope it isn't that but it sounds like it could be. My dog is 8 years old as well and that is the age where it starts to show signs.

I wish you and your dog well.

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nicole damphouse


I am not a veterinarian but I know a lot about dogs,hamsters,and a little bit about fishes.For dogs I know about feeding charts,sicknesses and illnesses,exercise,seizures and general dog care.For hamsters I know feeding charts,sicknesses and illnesses,exercise,when to clean the hutch,health care and different breeds.For fish I know from experience on feeding charts,and breeds.


My experience is from my own pets and my parents who know alot about animals.

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