do dogs get pimples? and sore on foot

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  1. Mayasmydobe

    Mayasmydobe I'm PAWMAZING!

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    Ok so I was giving Maya the once over a while ago. I noticed that there was a pimple looking thing on the inside of her back right thigh. Plus around the area there were some redish looking splotches. Could this be a pimple and a skin irritation?

    Also on one of her front feet there is a crack in one of her pads. it's the one in the back, not the toes. what should I do about that. I was going to put some triple antibiotic on it and wrap it up with gauze and that coban tape, the stretchy stuff that only sticks to itself, but I wanted to check here first.

    DO you think I should take her to the vet tomorrow for this?

    I was going to give her a bath, but now becuase of all of this I am kind of thinking I should wait untill her foot heals and the skin on her inner thigh is looking better.
     
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    Charliesmommy I run with scissors

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    pustules like you're describing often mean a staph infection. I'd go to the vet and get some antibiotics. Not sure about the foot, other than to start moisturizing, with bag balm or something like that.
     
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    Dobes do get pimples, but usually on their faces/chins. It could be a bug bite also.

    As for the crack, is it just a crack, or is it open and raw?
     
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    it's kind of, more like a cut... like there is a little flap that under it is pink
     

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