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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-24-2018, 02:45 PM Thread Starter
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Puppy urine rash

I've noticed my puppy has got a bit of a rash on his belly right by his pee string. I'm going to try to get rid of it by washing and drying his belly with a washcloth as often as possible in the day and maybe a bit of coconut oil to help it heal, but how can I prevent the rash from coming back?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-24-2018, 05:00 PM
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These older threads have some suggestions. And both the threads and the article recommend that your vet exam your puppy:

https://www.germanshepherds.com/forum...pys-belly.html

https://www.germanshepherds.com/forum...lly-groin.html

And this AKC article:

Rash on Dog's Belly -- Causes and Treatments - American Kennel Club


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I went through the same with my puppy. My breeder told me that sometimes, when they pee, it splashes up to their belly until they learn how to clean themselves. I gently washed her belly twice a day and before I knew it, the rash was gone.
Hope she gets well 😁

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