Q. Bactterial infection on paws can it spread tto her mouth? to humans? is there a betagen alternative

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A. Yes, occasional bacterial infections do spread to the skin around the mouth from grooming. Some infections would also be transferable to humans but this is quite rare; I recommend hand washing in warm, soapy water with or without an alcohol based hand sanitizer after handling her as a precaution. There are dental antiseptic pastes which are more adhesive/sticky and work well around the mouth such as dentisept ointment

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