• After visiting the vet Saturday, the vet gave us some antibacterial and antifungal wipes to treat a possible skin infection my dog has. We know it's not ringworm, but she's got a spot on her body that she keeps chewing on and some yellow spots on the bottom of her paws that we thought might be an infection. I'm getting ready to go on vacation and I'm letting Ruby (my dog) stay with my neighbors who have a dog of their own. Is it possible for this infection to spread to their dog as well?

    Hi Shannon,
    I recommend that you call and talk to your local veterinarian about this question. There are some skin infections that can be passed to other pets but if this is a secondary infection due to something else then most of those infections are not contagious. Your vet knows your pet so they will be able to give you advice that is specific to your pet.


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