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Q. My dog has red, inflamed pads, what can I use to soothe and reduce

Answered By
DR. JENNIFER LADD, DVM

A. My answer would probably changer a bit based on the underlying cause, but based on these general descriptions I would recommend soaking in Epsom salts. You can add some to a warm bath or into a flat pan or bowl. 5 minutes, twice daily would help immensely. Also, the addition of fish oils into his diet (1 tbsp) with each meal ( when given regurally) will greatly reduce over all inflammation in the body.


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