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Therapeutic management of dermatitis in a female German shepherd bitch in Islamabad, Pakistan


Journal of Dairy, Veterinary & Animal Research
Lookesh Kumar,1 AAmerish Mushtaque,2 Adnan Yousaf,1 Rehana Shahnawaz1

Abstract

A female German shepherd bitch with baldness, widespread purulent lesions, hyperpigmentation, and acute itching was presented at the Ali veterinary clinic, Islamabad. The common reasons of the dermatitis problem are Mange/mite. According to history and current conditions of bitch mange/mite were ruled out as after a laboratory investigation. The condition has been identified as atopic dermatitis other bacterial and fungal infection agents also caused secondary lesion. Anti-allergic/antihistaminic drugs along with the administration of corticosteroids and nutritional supplement of omega fatty acid had noticeable marginal recovery in the bitch health.

Keywords

dermatitis, itching, diffuse purulent, canine atopic dermatitis

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